The INCTR Challenge Fund
The INCTR Challenge Fund is the UK registered charity (Charity No. 1079181) that supports the
capacity-building programmes of the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research.
INCTR programmes supported by the Charity include
INCTR Cancer Registry Programme... Building an African Cancer Registry Network to improve the effectiveness of
cancer surveillance in African countries by providing expert evaluation of current problems and technical support to
remedy identified barriers.
INCTR Palliative Care Access (PAX) Programme INCTR Burkitt Lymphoma (BL) Treatment Programme...
Burkitt Lymphoma is a common childhood cancer in equatorial Africa and can be
The INCTR Challenge Fund is helping INCTR PAX cured at low cost - even when the disease is advanced. Donations made to the
build sustainable, home based palliative care INCTR Challenge Fund have been used to purchase the chemotherapy drugs for
services and training networks in Nepal that relieve patients enrolled in the INCTR BL Treatment Programme and to provide the costs of
the suffering of cancer patients. supportive care medications, including antibiotics and pain relief.
“The vehicle INCTR donated is still working well and Charity Case Study: Serving children with Burkitt Lymphoma
it is one of the reasons why we are able to visit the Mahija, an 8 year old Tanzanian girl, was diagnosed with Burkitt Lymphoma. She
patients 'come rain or shine” was treated with chemotherapy over a 12 week period at the Ocean Road Cancer
Dr Pradeep Vaidya
(Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital and Hospice Nepal) Institute in Dar-Es-Salaam. In the first picture, she has a very large jaw tumor
which affected her ability to breathe and swallow. Because Burkitt Lymphoma
rapidly responds to chemotherapy, there was significant improvement in her
symptoms and a reduction in the size of her tumor within one week of starting
treatment (Picture 2). Three and a half weeks later, there was even more
improvement (Picture 3). The total cost of her chemotherapy was £100. Mahija is
cured and is now enjoying life free of cancer.
INCTR Challenge Fund Volunteers INCTR Challenge Fund Trustees
The Challenge Fund salutes its volunteer fundraisers who help it raise money through community
events and heroic physical challenges. Young INCTR volunteers have climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, cycled Prof. Riccardo A. Audisio, MD, FRCS
the length of the United Kingdom, run the London Marathon (and other Half Marathons) and organised
rock gigs to raise money for INCTR programmes. Prof. Sir Walter Bodmer
MA PhD FRCP FRCPath FRS
Dr. Alberto Costa M.D
The INCTR welcomes donations online and by banker’s draft or cheque, and offers to fundraise to
support the charity’s mission. Online donations may be made via the following sites:
Dr Ian Magrath
Charity Choice http://www.charitychoice.co.uk/inctr-challenge-fund
Mr. Geoffrey Niblett CertEd
Virgin Money Giving http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com
Dr. Max Parkin (Chair) M.D.
For other forms of donations and offers to fundraise on behalf of the Charity please email
Prof. Ama Rohatiner
‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ or write to:
MRCP MBBS M.D. FRCP
Director, INCTR Challenge Fund
The INCTR Challenge Fund
Prama House, 267 Banbury Road
Oxford, OX2 7HT, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 339 510
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 339 301