Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

The 3rd year of the Childhood Cancer Awareness Day takes place on Saturday, 18th of February 2017
on Václav Havel Square and on Wenceslas Square in Prague

Event Objectives

Building awareness of childhood oncology

  • emphasis on the key warning symptoms and the necessity of the timely doctorīs visit
  • clarification of the facts and myths about childhood cancer

Honouring the pediatric patients and their families

  • overcoming the taboos of cancer´s youngest warrior´s perception
  • support of the integration of childhood cancer patients back into the everyday life

Demonstration of the progresses in childhood cancer treatment and cure

  • introduction of the recent achievements of the Czech science and research in the field of childhood cancer
  • currently over 80% of child oncology patients successfully fight the disease
  • emphasis on the worldwide issue of the insufficient research funding in pediatric oncology, resulting in continuing 17% long-term mortality of specific pediatric oncology diagnosis

Programme

Light up Czech metropoles in gold !

The lighting up of the Czech iconic buildings and landmarks in gold,the key color symbolizing pediatric oncology. This gesture follows the international campaign Light Up Hope Light It Up Gold. Light Up Hope Light It Up Gold.

The "Hat campaign" with VIP celebrities

Put on the "hat" to raise the public awareness about pediatric oncology together with us. Letīs manifest the solidarity with pediatric cancer patients via the hat! You can even buy the hat on our e-shop to support children with cancer and their families.

3D virtual reality HTC Vive

The art studio 3Dsense designed the interactive programme especially for the Childhood Cancer Awareness Day occasion. You can look forward to see the exciting fight in the field of the brain tissue.

Unique PC game That Dragon Cancer

The author of this unique PC game is the father of the boy being treated for brain tumor. PC game was launched in the beginning of 2016 and became famous immediately in the USA and worldwide. That Dragon Cancer represents a unique way of raising awareness about pediatric oncology as well as the unforgettable experience for everybody brave enough to play. More about the PC game here. Více o PC hře here.

Childhood oncology debate

Join the educational debate which is intended for the general public to discuss with the former child patients and their families at 4 pm, in the Café Nona premises,  the New scene of the National Theatre.

Lantern procession

Let's pay a tribute to the child oncology patients and their families. Lets set up for a lantern procession in the center of the capital city!

Start: Václav Havel Square by the National Theatre at 6 pm

Finish: Wenceslas Square

Gala Concert on Wenceslas Square, 7 pm

Musical performance for the general public - concert of the popular Czech interpreters in support of children facing childhood cancer and their families.

Entrance free. You are welcome to VIP zone with the "Hat".

Autographs signing

"Come for an autograph of many of the famous Czech personalities who support the Childhood Cancer Awareness Day."

Accompanying programme

Debates with former child patients within the scope of "My new life" project.

Ambassador

Jiří Mádl

Jiri Madl, actor

Jirka has been supporting child oncology patients already for many years, and has therefore been the ambassador of the 1st as well as 2nd year of Childhood Cancer Awareness days in 2015 and 2016. We are honored that this popular Czech actor accepted our offer to continue as the ambassador for the 3rd year of this event as well. Jirko, thank you very much!

Facts

Pediatric Oncology in numbers

Europe

  • 15 000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer each year
  • 3 000 child patients die of cancer each year
  • 500 000 European citizens are survivors of a pediatric cancer
  • 20% to 40% of survivors experience long-term side-effects

Source: Siop

The Czech Republic

  • 350 children are diagnosed with cancer each year
  • the most common types of childhood cancer: acute leukemia, brain tumors
  • childhood cancer represent 1% of all cancer types
  • childhood cancer treatment: 8 pediatric haemato-oncology centres (Prague, Brno, Pilsen, Olomouc, Ostrava, Ceske Budejovice, Hradec Kralove, Usti nad Labem)
  • the success in treatment of childhood cancers: 83%

Source: Linkos

Patronage

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic patronage
The Minister of Health of the Czech Republic patronage
The Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic patronage
The Mayor of the Prague Capital City patronage
The patronate of The National Theatre
The Mayor of the City Part Prague 1 patronage

Gallery


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Media

Výstupy v médiích

Mladá fronta Dnes, 19. 1. 2017, Metropole se postaví rakovině zlatou barvou
Právo, 19. 1. 2017, V jedenácti letech Sebastian porazil dva nádory
Metro, 30. 1. 2017, Dětská onkologie: Lidi se k nám bojí
novinky.cz, 23. 1. 2017, Národ ilustrátorku Elišku Podzimkovou nastartoval k životu na plný plyn
Metro.cz, 30. 1. 2017, Obor dětské onkologie je taková popelka, říká doktorka
Český Rozhlas, 18. 1. 2017, Den dětské onkologie připomene příběhy dětí s rakovinou
novinky.cz, 19. 1. 2017, V jedenácti letech Sebastian porazil dva nádory
zdravotnickydenik.cz, 19. 1. 2017, Dětská onkologie by neměla být tabu.
denik.cz, 18. 1. 2017, Den dětské onkologie připomene příběhy dětí s rakovinou
zlin.cz, 27. 1. 2017, Zlínský magistrát se rozsvítí ve zlaté barvě na podporu onkologicky nemocných dětí
bleskprozeny.cz, 1. 12. 2016, Lékařka Lucie Hrdličková: Děti s rakovinou jsou hrdinové, pomáhají dospělým vše zvládnout
Mostecke listy, leden 2017, Magistrát opět ozáří zlaté světlo

Contacts

Organizer

HAIMA CZ, z.s.

V Uvalu 84, Praha 5, 150 06

www.haima.cz

Můj nový život

www.mujnovyzivot.cz

Other Contacts

MUDr. Lucie Hrdlickova (Cingrosova)

Child hematology and onclology clinic

FN Motol

projekt MUJ NOVY ZIVOT, Haima CZ

+420 737 153 689

Lucie.hrdlickova@fnmotol.cz

Mgr. Roman Pacvon

Airside Communication

+420 605 817 787

Roman.Pacvon@gmail.com

Dana Ipserova - contact for sponsors

danaips@seznam.cz

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