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The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to collecting money to prevent and combat cancer diseases in children.
The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation operates exclusively on the basis of donations from individuals and the private sector, and receives no grants from the national government, the municipalities or the county councils.
The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation works to fight childhood cancer and ensures that affected children, youth and their families receive the care and the support they need. Donations are used for research and education, advice and support, and information.
The Foundation does this by:
The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation was founded by the country’s six regional childhood cancer associations, and works as a national umbrella association. The regional childhood cancer associations comprise the majority of The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation's board.
The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation’s vision is to eradicate childhood cancer. Our core values are hope, courage and responsibility:
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Every year, about 300 children and young people in Sweden develop some form of cancer, and around 1,000 children and young people are in treatment. In the world, approximately 250,000 children and young people get cancer every year.
Applications are assessed on the basis of scientific quality, research team competence, and relevance for childhood cancer.
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The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation raises funds to support efforts to prevent and fight cancer in children.
On January 1st in 1982, representatives of the seven children’s cancer associations in Sweden met and formed the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation.