About The Cancer Control Office

The Cancer Control Office (CCO) at KHCC was established in 2010 to undertake evidence-based interventions to lower cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality in Jordan.

The Office aims to become the regional pioneer in cancer control by:


  • Reducing the cancer burden in Jordan through tobacco control and promoting the advantages of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Systematically implementing interventions related to prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, and palliative care to fulfill its mission.
  • Collaborating and partnering with stakeholders working in the field of public health. 



  • Professional Training and Capacity Building Unit
  • Public Awareness and Health Communication Unit
  • Advocacy Unit
  • Research and Evaluation Unit