Links to the cantonal and regional Cancer Registries and the Children’s Cancer Registry
The contact information and links to the Internet sites for the cantonal and regional Cancer Registries and the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry are available here
A long and a short simplified language version of the patient information are available as a pdf and as a link
Patient information children and adolescents, detailed version
Patient information for adults, children and adolescents, abridged version
The information for patients is also available in Italian, French, Romansh, English and many other languages.
Brief information: National Strategy against Cancer 2017 -2020
The National Strategy against Cancer makes it possible for solutions to challenges in the care, support and follow-up care of cancer patients and for research into cancer in Switzerland to be compiled within a wide network of persons and organisations from healthcare, science, commerce, politics and society. The ultimate objective is to create a Cancer Community, encompassing the entire societal, economic, scientific and political discourse on cancer in Switzerland. The implementation of the National Strategy is coordinated by Oncosuisse. Oncosuisse is a society, which represents the common endeavours of several organisations in the battle against cancer.
Brief information: National Strategy for the Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases (NCD Strategy) 2017 - 2020 and National Strategy on Addiction 2017 - 2020
Both the NCD Strategy and the National Strategy on Addiction operate in the area of health promotion and prevention, as well as in health care. The National Strategy on Addiction operates in the area of health promotion and the prevention of addiction and also stresses the health care of dependent persons (early detection of addiction and therapy, together with damage limitation. Health promotion and prevention of non-communicable diseases are priorities of the NCD Strategy. The NCD Strategy focusses on cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic diseases of the respiratory system and musculo-skeletal diseases. It is also aimed at bolstering the position of prevention in basic medical care. The interfaces between the NCD Strategy and the National Strategy on Addiction are located in the implementation of the strategies of specific observation (design and implementation of the action plan). This applies in particular to specific issues in alcohol and tobacco prevention and generally to issues of health promotion and prevention.
- NACR Annual Report 2019