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Madrid, March 1, 2023.
The leading Insurance and Assistance company dedicates February to its corporate commitment to the fight against cancer. On this occasion, and hand in hand with the El Sueño de Vicky foundation and the Oncowellness company, the entity has focused on childhood cancer and the importance of rehabilitation therapies during and after oncological processes
According to data published by the Spanish Association Against Cancer AECC, each year more than 1,000 cases of cancer are diagnosed in children between 0 and 14 years of age, this being the main cause of death in this group. Although experts indicate that the survival of patients with childhood cancer is more than 80%, in developing countries this figure does not exceed 30%. In this context, organizations such as the El Sueño de Vicky Foundation stand out, whose The objective is to finance research projects against childhood cancer and to improve current treatments. They make this possible by financing research projects, clinical trials, and supporting the rehabilitation of children who suffer the consequences of surgeries and treatments. Precisely, to help in their work, Allianz Partners has developed a fundraising campaign among its collaborators, covering a part of the purchases they have made in the online store of the El Sueño de Vicky foundation. In total, more than 800 euros were raised, which will be used to continue researching childhood cancer and improve current treatments. Also, in the month of February and responding to its commitment to the fight against cancer, Allianz Partners has organized an internal campaign focused on in prevention, research and in disseminating the necessary knowledge to alleviate the consequences of cancer treatments, through different activities in which its collaborators were able to participate. Talks with purpose The entity organized two days to raise awareness about cancer. The first of them featured Alexandra Sannwald, director of the El Sueño de Vicky foundation, who not only shared her goal; 'Vence by investigating childhood cancer', but also all the actions carried out by the Foundation for the well-being of childhood cancer patients, especially the ATRT type (atypical teratoid rhabdoid), a tumor suffered by the person who is her inspiration ; little Vicki. In addition, the entity had the visit of Daniel López, co-founder of Oncowellness, specialists in oncological rehabilitation. Who revealed the importance of comprehensive rehabilitation treatments to reduce the sequelae of cancer processes and improve their quality of life. Also, focused on the rehabilitation of cancer patients of all ages, Oncowellness treats the sequelae of cancer, reducing the impact of the disease both in patients and in their families, improving the quality of life and increasing the effectiveness of treatments."At Allianz Partners we have a firm commitment to take care of the health and well-being of people. It is surely a cause Shared with many other companies that these initiatives can serve as inspiration. We believe that the work of organizations such as the El Sueño de Vicky Foundation and Oncowellnes have enormous value for society and, of course, for our collaborators, which is why we created spaces where they can feel capable of helping and discover tools for their own care and that of their loved ones" , explains Borja Díaz, CEO of Allianz Partners."Childhood cancer is the leading cause of death in children between 0 and 14 years of age in our country and we need treatments adapted to their developing bodies, since the current ones leave them with sequelae very serious. This reality is hard to know unless unfortunately it touches you directly. For this reason, actions such as those carried out by Allianz Partners are so important, giving us the opportunity to convey the difficulties faced by pediatric cancer patients and the need for research to cure them", adds Alexandra Sannwald, director of the El Sueño de Vicky foundation. To learn more about the El Sueño de Vicky foundation: www.elsuenodevicky.com To learn more about Oncowellness: www.oncowellness.es
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