One prejudice we give less importance to, is something we at H.O.P.E. refer to as ‘cancerism’. When people get diagnosed with this disease, others immediately start interacting with them in a negative way – sometimes even family members. Some even develop misconceived notions that loved ones will contract the disease if they are in close proximity to the patient.
This is toxic behavior that the H.O.P.E. team aspires to eradicate to the best of their ability. In addition to treating the disease, it is also important to cure the world of false misconceptions regarding this disease.
Read more about our attempts to end cancerism: