From their website:
Cancer is a social problem
Pembe Hanım is a patients’ association. Our members include patients, patients’ relatives, physicians, business women, psychologists, psychiatrists and communicators…
To advocate patients’ rights, and ensure that experienced institutions and patients become solution partners in developing a cancer policy in our country. To be an association that has a word in national and international platforms, developing collaborative projects with other associations and contributing to the international education and awareness programs.
To build awareness on healthy living throughout the community for protection against cancer, and make known that cancer is a curable disease. To lead national health policies in favor of cancer patients, and be involved in lobbying activities. To provide accurate information to patients and their relatives, give the moral support they need, and advocate rights of patients.