This Monday at 13.00 in the afternoon, a milestone dedicated to cancer research will be inaugurated in Benidorm in the gardens of the Parque de l'Aigüera, adjacent to the Plaza de Sus Majestades the Kings of Spain. The work has been promoted in collaboration with the local section of the Spanish Association Contral el Cáncer (AECC).
Precisely, today, February 4, World Cancer Day is commemorated worldwide, a date sponsored by the World Health Organization and other international entities with the aim of raising awareness and mobilizing society towards the future. prevention and control of this disease.
Throughout the day, the association will make visible the fuchsia tie, which symbolizes the fight against the disease and will take to the streets to raise funds to dedicate them to the investigation against this evil. The collective has been implanted in the city since the 1960s. The organization also has groups of volunteers who visit patients and their families at home and in hospitals.
This milestone is intended to give visibility and praise to research and science in favor of the fight against cancer, as well as the important work carried out by the AECC in Benidorm, which has also encouraged citizens and public institutions to collaborate with she.