The Queen of Spain, as Honorary President of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) and the AECC Scientific Foundation, presided over a working meeting in Madrid.
It has been 50 years since the AECC created its Scientific Foundation to promote cancer research. Her Majesty was informed of the AECC's preparations for a series of commemorative events from September 2021 to September 2022 to mark the 50th anniversary.
The AECC was founded in 1953, it is an NPO, made up of patients, families, volunteers, collaborators and professionals. The mission of the AECC is to educate in health, support and accompany sick people and their families, including the financing of research projects that will allow a better diagnosis and treatment of cancer.