Organization

Association

Childhood Cancer Switzerland is an association under Swiss law and based in Basel. The association was founded on 20 January 2015 by the following organizations: 

  • Association romande des familles d'enfants atteints d'un cancer (ARFEC), Lausanne
  • Kind und Krebs Schweizer Forschungsstiftung, Zurich 
  • Kinderkrebshilfe Schweiz, Olten 
  • Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Bern
  • Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG), Bern
  • Stiftung für krebskranke Kinder, Regio Basiliensis, Basel 

The by-laws are available in German and French

Statuten ZIP, 328 KB

Board members

The Committee consists of a representative of each of the founding members. These are currently:   

Back row from left to right:

  • Franziska Derungs, CEO («KIND UND KREBS Schweizer Forschungsstiftung» in future «Kinderkrebsforschung Schweiz»)
  • Daniela Dommen (Deputy President), affected mother (Kinderkrebshilfe Schweiz)
  • Jacqueline Burckhardt Bertossa, lawyer (Stiftung für krebskranke Kinder, Regio Basiliensis)
  • Alexandre Rawyler, affected father (ARFEC)

Front row from left to right:

  • Isabelle Lamontagne-Müller, Pharmacist (Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group, SPOG)
  • Claudia Kühni, Epidemiologist (Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry)
  • Nicolas von der Weid (President, Head of Hematology/Oncology, Basel University Children’s Hospital)