BME Cancer Communities is a Social Enterprise initiative of "Cancer Communities Community Interest Company" specialising in the support, development and delivery of BME specific cancer services and provision for UK BME communities affected by cancer.
To address cancer inequalities within black and minority ethnic(BME)and low income communities through the development and delivery of relevant services including:
•Raising BME cancer awareness in the community and amongst health professionals;
•Addressing cancer related health inequalities currently affecting BME communities;
•Empowering BME community members to make informed choices about available supportive services;
•Supporting staff in health and social care services, who work with BME community members affected by cancer;
•Signposting BME health workers and health service providers to appropriate supportive services, and relevant BME cancer related evidence;
•Building an effective long-term BME community service, to develop appropriate culturally sensitive resources;
•Developing and producing related evidence via surveys and research; and
•Influencing positive changes in UK healthcare services.