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United in the fight 
against childhood cancer

In Switzerland, around 350 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer every year, many of them infants and children under the age of four. Even though 4 out of 5 children can now be cured, statistically that still means that one child dies almost every week. Together with its member organisations, Childhood Cancer Switzerland is dedicated to improving the situation of children with cancer, their families and long-term survivors throughout Switzerland.

Campaign

Siblings in the shadows

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Annual report 2020

Insight into our activities and projects

Annual report 2020 (in German)

Story

“My greatest wish is to lead an independent life”

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Mutter mit 2 Kindern auf dem Sofa spielend

Special news: Help for children with cancer from Ukraine

Several million people are currently fleeing the war in Ukraine, including many children and adolescents with cancer whose therapy in the crisis area has had to be interrupted. Without treatment, their chances of survival will decrease rapidly. Childhood Cancer Switzerland is part of a solidarity chain that is bringing affected families to Switzerland so that they can continue to be cared for here. Find out more here.

 Fields of action

In the fight against childhood cancer, we are active throughout Switzerland in the following areas with our own projects, awareness campaigns, political commitment on behalf of those affected, a national contact point for long-term survivors and financial support for our member organisations.

News

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Stories

“It pulled the rug out from under our feet”

Susanne Mattle Rohrer with her daughter Malin

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“My work begins with the very first contact”

Eva Maria Tinner, MD

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“There’s one thing I wish every former childhood cancer patient: good health”

Christina Schindera, MD

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