Lions Action Vaincre le Cancer
The LIONS Action Vaincre le Cancer (Fight Cancer), founded in 1976 by the eight Lions Clubs of the time, aims to fight cancer by all appropriate means. As such, the association provides information on the prevention, screening and treatment of cancer, supports cancer research and provides financial assistance to cancer patients.
provides information on cancer prevention, screening and treatment
The Lions Action Vaincre le Cancer actively supports the training of nurse-stomatherapists as well as therapists practicing Ericksonian hypnosis.
The financing of training for paramedical personnel is also one of the objectives of the Lions Action Vaincre le Cancer.
funds research projects in Luxembourg
As a result, no less than 67 scientific publications published in renowned international scientific journals have thanked the Lions Action Vaincre le Cancer for this extraordinary collaboration.
supports young academics
conducting research in the field of cancer prevention, detection and treatment, by allocating :
- Post-doctoral research incentives to senior researchers at post-doctoral level,
- Master's scholarships to students with a Bachelor's degree,
- Doctoral training grants to students admitted to the doctoral programme.
ALVLC funds research projects in Luxembourg
For instance, on 18 July 2012, the LIONS Action Vaincre le Cancer and the Fondation de Recherche Cancer et Sang a.s.b.l. signed an agreement in which the LIONS Action Vaincre le Cancer undertook to pay the Foundation a sum of €564,000 to finance the salaries of two researchers, Dr Claudia Cerella and Dr Michael Schnekenburger, engaged in a research project on the identification of new molecules of natural origin with anti-cancer properties. In addition, from 2014 until the end of the project, the LIONS Action Vaiincre le Cancer will cover the cost of consumables to the tune of €30,000 per year (€15,000 per researcher/year).
Other fields of activity
Since 2020 10 scientific projects in Luxembourg have been funded by the ALVLC:
1 master project,
3 thesis projects and
6 scientific projects.
The idea is to continue to financially support the researchers who have achieved the best results in the framework of the current projects.
Support for organisations
We support associations engaged in the support of ileostomates and colostomates in Luxembourg.
Help for patients
We help people in financial difficulty as a result of cancer.
Sponsorship of researchers
A mentoring project for young researchers in the biomedical and social fields is being developed.
Amounts received from a Lions club to sponsor a cancer researcher are doubled by the ALVLC.
Lions Action Vaincre le Cancer at the Comic Book Day in Contern 2022
SUPPORTING LIONS VAINCRE LE CANCER
Constituted in the form of a non-profit association, the Lions Action Vaincre le Cancer now includes the 24 member clubs of the District 113.
The association is recognised as a public utility. Therefore, cash donations made to it are deductible as special expenses for the donors within the limits set by article 109 of the law on income tax and under the conditions set by the grand-ducal regulation implementing article 112 of the same law.
It is financed by annual subscriptions paid by the various clubs, by contributions paid individually by the members of the Lions Clubs and by donations allocated by third parties on the occasion of
- a birth, marriage or death,
- the opening or re-opening of a shop,
- the inauguration or anniversary of a company,
You can make a donation by transfer to
one of the following bank accounts of the
Lions Foundation Vaincre le Cancer :
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