Total Management of Cancer Since 1969


Dr Shubha Maudgal (Executive Director, Special Projects) received the Mahatma Award this year for Exemplary work in cancer care for 24 years. She spear-heads the Special Projects team at CPAA by applying prevailing technology, ideas or issues to take the organisation forward and upward.

Cancer Patients Aid Association was adjudged the 'Best NGO Pan India' 2023 by the Indian Cancer Society. CEO Alka Bisen (CPAA) received the award on 24 September 2023 at ICS's Annual Seminar in New Delhi on The Role of NGO's in Cancer Care.

Alka Bisen (CEO) received The Mahatma Award 2022 for Social Good and Impact for Cancer Patients Aid Association for dedicated service towards Total Management of Cancer since 1969.

Dr Dhananjaya Saranath (Executive Director, Research Studies and Additional Projects) received the Lifetime Achievement Award in contribution to Cancer Care and administration of Cervical Cancer Vaccine (HPV) – Mahatma Awards 2022 for Leaders and Change Makers in Individual Capacity.

Mr Y K Sapru (Founder Chairman) was awarded The Mahatma Award for Lifetime Achievement for his visionary work in bringing succour to the cancer afflicted, in October 2021

Anita Peter received the Rashtrashakti Award for outstanding work in Cancer Care from the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshari at Raj Bhavan Mumbai on 25th October 2021.

CPAA was declared to be the 2nd highest fundraising NGO at the TATA Mumbai Marathon 2019. CPAA's top fundraiser KVS Manian was recognised for being the Change Legend TMM 2019 and Manish Kothari as Change Champion 2019.

Mr Y K Sapru, Founder Chairman and CEO of CPAA was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 by Cancer Care India, an umbrella body of over 50 NGOs from the Indian subcontinent, for his commendable work towards the cancer care mission, at their Annual meeting hosted by the Coimbatore Cancer Association on 16 December.

Mr Y K Sapru, Founder Chairman and CEO of CPAA was conferred an award in appreciation of his inspiring and enduring commitment in the fight against cervical cancer by Global Health Strategies, American Cancer Society and Women Deliver, at the inaugural ceremony on October 16, 2016.

Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Workshop on Cancer Awareness, Prevention, Screening & Early Detection for SAARC Nations, 2016

CPAA was bestowed with World Health Organisation's award for outstanding contribution in the field of Tobacco Control in 2016 and 2012

CPAA won an award at the mBillionth program held in New Delhi for an app on counseling of metastatic breast cancer patients.