Awareness, Advocacy and Support

Our mission is founded on the values of care, empathy, respect and dedication without discrimination in class status, and religion. We aim that all eligible Lebanese males and females to be up-to-date with CRC screening.

What is Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum. As the graphic below shows, the colon is part of the large intestine or large bowel. The rectum is the passageway that connects the colon to the anus.

Mission, Vision & Values

The mission of SAID NGO is threefold: awareness, advocacy and support.

About us

The SAID NGO carries out diverse educational events throughout the year to increase the awareness about colorectal cancer in Lebanon and to inform the public about the importance of early screening. The ultimate goal is to augment the total number of men and women being screened in the absence of any symptom starting at the age of 50

Hala is a young survivor who spreads positive energy and is always ready to offer support to people going through colon cancer.
Carole was in her late thirties when she felt something is not right. Instead of waiting or postponing, she took an appointment with the specialist for a colonoscopy. The doctor found a tumor and she needed treamtent. With her positive attitude and faith, she could survive the cancer.