Krebsforschung Schweiz / Swiss Cancer Research

In existence since 1990, the Swiss Cancer Research foundation, with the help of donations, provides funding for all areas of cancer research: basic, clinical, epidemiologic, and psychosocial research. A special focus is the funding of patient-centred research projects that result as far as possible in direct patient benefit. The SCR foundation board is responsible for distributing the funds to researchers. The board's funding decisions are based on the recommendations made by the Scientific Committee, which reviews the grant applications according to clearly defined criteria. The SCR also supports the development and implementation of measures to fight cancer in Switzerland - namely, the...
Support cancer research and make a difference
 
Cancer is a global health issue, which affects all of us directly or indirectly in the course of our lifetimes. The Swiss Cancer Research foundation, a patient-oriented non-profit organization, supports high-quality research projects to fuel the progress of new and evolving immune-based therapies that hold more potential in fighting cancer than current treatment approaches. project reportread updates from the field
Unite efforts against cancer and save lives
 
Summary 14 million new cases of cancer and 8 million cancer-related deaths were reported worldwide in 2012, 20 million cases may occur by 2025. 44% of the cancer cases and 53% of the cancer deaths occur in countries at a low or medium level of the HDI. Worldwide, at the end of 2012, almost 32.6 million people diagnosed with cancer within the past five years were alive. Research and innovation are the keys to increase the survival rates and the quality of life of persons with cancer. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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