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Cologne Alliance

Updates the HFK Cancer Alliance gGmbH promotes the HFK Cancer Alliance since end of 2008 already work the Wellington cancer counseling in Cologne. With the new funding subsidy of 18,500 euros is on the one hand the commitment of staff to the Cancer Helpline slip’kik appreciated, but also an essential contribution as help for self-help. Of the funding grant support the advice from cancer patients and their families, in particular of children with cancer accounted for 10,000 euros. The remaining 8,500 euros provided for a new project for the prevention of skin cancer in children and adolescents in the Cologne area available. Since 1994, the Cancer Helpline slip’kik in Cologne seeking advice and diseased offers independent and psychosocial support. The Club was founded by those affected and sees itself as an interface between the in-patient, rehabilitative, and remedial services. Without their own financial interests, inform and advise the employees patients and their families free of charge.

Many unemployed and economically weaker asked cancer patients from across the region around Cologne come here to consult. While kik offers telephone and personal advice, home and hospital visits, guided conversation groups for ill, relatives, colleagues and friends, to the support for self-help groups. A wide range of course (relaxation training, returning to the profession, etc.) offers numerous events. In the library you can borrow also books and videos. The Fund supports needy quickly and unbureaucratically financially. slip’kik financed, for example, support stockings, Tracksuits for a hospital stay or travel expenses for upcoming health clinic stays. “The special feature of the Wellington cancer counseling: children and young people of with cancer parents are computers for kids with the action” specifically and comprehensively supported and can inform themselves, unless the person concerned must be addressed directly or immediately included.

More information about the Cancer Alliance HFK gGmbH are in the Internet at available. Information on the kik cancer initiative Cologne e.V. is available online at. Additional press materials of this press release: download another quick and easy image and text material in the online press compartment to free use: press compartments/HFK Cancer Alliance contact for questions regarding this press release: Marko Homann, Holger Ballwanz PR agency PR4YOU Schonensche Strasse 43 D-13189 Berlin phone: + 49 (0) 30 43 73 43 43 fax: + 49 (0) 30 44 67 73 99 E-Mail: Internet: about the HFK Cancer Alliance gGmbH the HFK Cancer Alliance is a non-profit organization based in Berlin. Goal and task is to make available the urgently needed medicines and medical products cancer patients, to allow the necessary treatments in developing countries – particularly children. In addition, makes the Cancer Alliance worldwide awareness and actively supporting cancer research, as well as the psycho-social care of children of parents in Germany.