Isle of Man
Anti Cancer Association

1959 - 2023

Generating funds for cancer research

Raising awareness of signs and symptoms of cancer

Supporting those affected by cancer


World Cancer Day: 4th February 2022

Today is World Cancer Day! It was established in 2000 and is led by the UICC, the Union for International Cancer Control. There are approximately a thousand members from 172 countries. World Cancer Day is one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite… READ MORE

Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association funds PhD student

The Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association is set to fund a three-year PhD in cancer research at the University of Liverpool. The charity will be funding student Elisabeth “Non” Gash’s PhD, entitled: ’Quantitative imaging biomarkers of tumour haemodynamics and microenvironment for assessing treatment response to choline… READ MORE

Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association – who we are and what we do……

Founded in late 1959, the Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association is the longest continuously running Cancer Charity on the Island. Initially, we were the only Cancer Charity on the Island and we raised funds predominantly for research, seeking a better understanding of the disease, improved… READ MORE

Staywell Clinic to resume on Monday 10th January 2022

The Staywell Clinic for cervical screening will start up again on Monday 10th January 2022 following the Christmas & New Year break. If you have received a reminder letter you can call 642638 (8 am-2 pm on Mondays & Thursdays) to make an appointment. We… READ MORE

Heavy as Balls Event raised an amazing £1368.63!

The heavy metal music event was a great success and we are so grateful to Jamie Blackburn for raising money for IOM ACA in memory of his Dad who passed away earlier this year. Thank you Jamie!… READ MORE

A PhD Studentship opportunity: Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association in collaboration with Liverpool University

The Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association has been supporting those affected by Cancer on the Island for over 60 years, including funding research for improved treatments and striving towards the cure for the disease. We know that research improves our understanding of the disease so… READ MORE

Awareness Ambulance September 2021 Tour: Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to covid restrictions, we feel it is the responsible course of action to cancel our tour this year. We hope to be back in 2022!… READ MORE

Heavy as Balls……

Possibly the biggest local Heavy Metal event that the island has ever seen will be taking place in Talons Nightclub at the Falcon’s Nest Hotel. As 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime and the chances are… READ MORE

Christine Carter BEM: Elected as new President for IOM Anti-Cancer Association

At our AGM that was held on 8th June 2021, Christine Carter was proposed and duly accepted the role of President for the Charity. Christine is well known to the membership, having been a member of the Laxey and Lonan Branch for several decades as… READ MORE

IOM Anti-Cancer Association AGM

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our Annual General Meeting, 7.30pm on Tuesday 8th June 2021 at Keyll Darree Lecture Theatre.    … READ MORE