February 4th World Cancer Day

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Research for the benefit of cancer patients:

Each year, World Cancer Day offers the opportunity to promote worldwide awareness for this disease.

The fight against cancer involves various strategies: awareness raising, information, prevention, but also research.  

For 60 years, the ISREC Foundation has been supporting cutting-edge research aimed at developing effective treatments for this disease.

  • In Switzerland, 45’000 new cases are diagnosed each year
  • 68 % of all patients are still alive 5 years after diagnosis
  • 17’000 people die of cancer each year