Welcome to the website of the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry!

The Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry (SCCR) is a national, population-based cancer registry for children. It collects data on new cancer diagnoses and concurrent medical conditions and documents the treatment and long term follow-up. Through this it contributes to understanding causes of cancer diseases in children with the ultimate goal to prevent them, and it helps to continuously improve treatments and increase cure rates while aiming to avoid or minimise late effects.

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What's new in the childhood cancer registry?

12.09.2018 Better understanding, research and treatment of childhood cancer

The Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry (SCCR) at the University of Bern has been collecting data on children and adolescents suffering from cancer in Switzerland for over 40 years. Now, on behalf of the Confederation, the registry will be converted into a Federal Childhood Cancer Registry, which will...[more]

01.09.2018 "4 out of 5" - a campaign by Childhood Cancer Switzerland

To raise public awareness of childhood cancer, Childhood Cancer Switzerland is launching a solidarity campaign on 1 September 2018 which incorporates an initiative to send a message of encouragement. A diagnosis of cancer is a shock for the whole family, and the resulting battle...[more]

26.03.2018 12 European countries have joined forces to investigate the late effects of childhood cancer

Former childhood cancer patients have an increased risk of various late complications such as heart problems or secondary tumors. 12 European countries (pan-European PanCare Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivor Care and Follow-Up Studies; PanCareSurFup) have joined forces to collect and...[more]