About Us

About Us

Cancer Gyan is a non-governmental, not-for-profit trust registered under Indian Trust Act involved in providing free awareness about Cancer, facilitating Knowledge Sharing, connecting patients with survivors and helping underprivileged with financial & psychological support.

Mission & Vision


To create awareness about Cancer disease amongst the student community and to help disseminate best practices in Cancer disease management amongst Cancer patients, survivors and their families by providing a knowledge sharing platform and to provide financial & psychological support to the needy cancer patients/their families


To help fight against Cancer by creating awareness about the disease in the student community, by providing a state-of-the-art curated knowledgebase which is freely accessible for everyone and by providing financial & psychological support to the needy patients & their familiy members

Our Activities

Cancer Gyan Prachar

Create awareness & provide free education to student community about Cancer (it’s symptoms, early detection methods & best practices) & help disseminate disease related information to larger community

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Cancer Sampark Setu

Based on mutual consent help patients/family members connect with cancer survivors

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Cancer Gyan Bhandar

Creating an online knowledge sharing platform, Compile best practices and disease related insights from patients/survivors/families, anonymize he data & publish it on the portal Provide search facility based on cancer-type, region, age group and other parameters

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Cancer Sahay

Help the poor and deserving Cancer patients/their family members by providing financial assistance, Help Cancer patients and their family members cope with Cancer by providing counseling services

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Our Core Team

Srinath Deshakulkarni

Founder – Managing Trustee

Srinath is a passionate trainer, entrepreneur, counselor & a motivational speaker. He brings more than 21 years of experience. Srinath left a lucrative profession in IT industry to take up social work. Currently he is Sr. Advisor & Mentor at Academics & Beyond & works with many schools, and NGOs in providing Career guidance & enabling student community. Read more about him in his LinkedIn profile

Swapna Nadig

Co-Founder – Trustee

Mrs. Swapna is a very versatile individual with over 15 years of experience. With a formal qualification in Montessorie method of education, Swapna has lot of passion towards education & teaching. She currently is the proprietor at Academics & Beyond. She manages CancerGyan operationally and interacts with stake-holders

We have roped in a large number of SMEs, doctors, teachers & other eminent personalities as advisors. Please write to us at info@cancergyan.org if you are interested in contributing to our cause.

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