Last update on: 03/06/2009
www.overcomingcancerwithresearch.eu represents an information portal of the science communication project OVERCOMING CANCER WITH RESEARCH, funded by the European Commission at 618.000,- euros. The project includes the following partners: the St. Anna Children’s Hospital , the German Childhood Cancer Foundation, the Otto Pammer Filmproduktion and the St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung (Children's Cancer Research Institute, CCRI) being the project’s coordinator.
The information portal aims to demonstrate the diverse relationships between the successess of childhood cancer research and the successful therapy approaches of children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer, making these direct links comprehensible to the public. The project partners strive to sensitise the general public to the situation, issues and needs of childhood cancer patients and survivors by conveying the benefits of childhood cancer research to society through multiple activities.
All medical and health-related information presented on our website is provided exclusively by medical professionals. It is our aim to present our subject-specific issues in a concise and easy to understand way. We do not provide information on alternative and complimentary therapies. In addition, we want to emphasize that our website is not meant to replace the advice of a health professional. Our website is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician.
Professor of pediatrics
Head of the Children’s Cancer Research Institute
Medical Director of the St. Anna Children’s Hospital
Coordinator of OVERCOMING CANCER WITH RESEARCH
Michael N. Dworzak, MD
Head physician at the St. Anna Children’s Hospital
Scientist at the Children’s Cancer Research Institute
Partner of OVERCOMING CANCER WITH RESEARCH
Editorial team for non-medical information
Prof. Helmut Gadner
Project organisation & public relations
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Phone.: 00431/ 404-70-4450
Fax: 00431/ 404-70-64450
Mobile: 0650/ 639-28-92
General Website : www.ccri.at
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We undertake to honour or exceed the legal requirements for medical and health information privacy that apply in the country and state where our website and mirror sites are located.
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