03.02.2022 – 10:00
The Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO)
- Spain’s National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) opened a lottery agency in Madrid, developed scratch cards and launched an outdoor campaign to highlight the importance of research in the fight against the disease.
- On the occasion of World Cancer Day and with messages like “It can change your life” or “One out of three will definitely win” the CNIO declares a disease that will affect one in three Spaniards in their lifetime.
- “CNIO Friends”, the initiative to directly support the recruitment of researchers and advance the understanding of cancer.
Cancer is the most common lottery win in Spain, according to the Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO). With this powerful message, the CNIO, in its latest campaign, is highlighting the importance of research in the fight against a disease that will affect one in three Spaniards in their lifetime.
messages like “It can change your life”“In 2021, 276,239 won” or “One in three will surely win” were put up in various places in Madrid to draw attention to the competition CNIO to draw attention to the work of the CNIO in the fight against these numbers. To meet the need for funding, the CNIO has also opened its own lottery administration.
The lottery administration informs visitors about the initiative „CNIO Friends” aimed at those who wish to donate directly to the recruitment of early-stage researchers at the center. With the help of “Rubbelosen “, popular in the Spanish lottery, visitors can get acquainted with some data about the disease in the country. “Cancer is a real lottery and only research can save us. That is the idea we want to convey with this campaign. We know this can be shocking to many people who have witnessed the disease firsthand.”, says María A. Blasco, scientific director at CNIO.
“As one of the most internationally renowned centers, it is important that people know the activities of the CNIO and understand the importance of donations to ensure that our team continues to grow to fight this lottery that affects us all”, adds Blasco.
the CNIO is a Spanish institution dedicated to the research, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Led by scientist Maria A. Blasco, it ranks among the top 10 monographic cancer research centers in the world.
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Original content from: The Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO), transmitted by news aktuell