Special news: Controversy over report
Most of the drugs used to treat children with cancer are actually only approved for adults. When it comes to covering the cost of these essential therapies, however, families face uncertainties, delays and a lot of bureaucracy. Childhood Cancer Switzerland very much regrets that the report commissioned by the Federal Council partly minimises the difficulties physicians and families are confronted with. 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.
Medication reimbursement for children with cancer
CC continues to mobilise against inequality in treatment.
Review of SIOP 2022
This year’s congress: highly informative and excellent networking opportunities.
Giving hope – beyond your own life
Information event on the revised inheritance law on 25 November 2022.
Show a Heart – solidarity for children with cancer
The City Run Basel is once again taking place on 19 November 2022.
Childhood cancer: hoping for a cure
Our latest awareness campaign is reaching around 2.4 million people.
“It pulled the rug out from under our feet”
Susanne Mattle Rohrer with her daughter Malin
“My work begins with the very first contact”
Eva Maria Tinner, MD
“There’s one thing I wish every former childhood cancer patient: good health”
Christina Schindera, MD