VRT calls Flanders to challenges in fight against cancer

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The VRT has Tuesday the new edition of the campaign Everyone is against Cancer was launched. With the slogan “I challenge cancer” calls on the public broadcasting service the whole of Flanders to the battle against cancer. Now organizes the VRT, the campaign annually.

Every year, 40,000 to Flemish people with cancer. That are every day 110 Flemings. “Cancer affects everyone,” says Jean-Jacques Cassiman, president of ” Kom op tegen Kanker. “We must therefore continue to investigate to the treatments better. Many people are willing to help and our financial support. Therefore, it is good that the VRT them in this.”

According to Paul Lembrechts, the CEO of the VRT, cancer remains particularly relevant. “Many Flemish people have to deal with this, or know a friend or family member who agrees to get. It is socially relevant and, therefore, not illogical that the public broadcaster with all its brands this commitment comes on. We do that now annually and not biennially.”

From 17 april to 27 may slide known and unknown people their fear to the side or sticking their hands out of the sleeves to be a challenge. With that challenge raise funds. Promises nieuwspresentator Wim De Vilder to get out of a plane to jump.

The slotshow on One will take place on Sunday, may 27.

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