Donation for adolescent cancer patients of the University Hospital Essen instead of Christmas presents 

20. December 2022

In order to be able to carry out more projects for young people with cancer, this year the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen will receive a Christmas donation jointly from Schauenburg Service GmbH, Schauenburg Technology SE and Schauenburg International GmbH. The donation will enable additional offers beyond basic medical care.

Many young cancer patients know from their own experience how important such additional offers are. Around 2,200 children and young people are diagnosed with cancer in Germany every year. Around 120 new cases per year are treated at Essen University Hospital. In order to provide a little bit of normality during the difficult treatment with operations, chemotherapies and the use of prostheses, e.g. in the case of bone cancer, the University Medicine Foundation enables the young patients, for example, to access a learning platform for online lessons. This service is not part of basic care, but for the young sufferers it means social contacts and a focus for their attention that has nothing to do with the disease. Many young people with cancer have one great wish for the future: to be able to be carefree and independent and to experience a normal everyday life.

“The commitment of this remarkable institution and the possibility of creating a hopeful future perspective for the young people are very close to our hearts,” says Florian G. Schauenburg, CEO of Schauenburg International GmbH. “We have been supporting the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen for many years, because we see how well the foundation knows the needs of the young people and supports them specifically in their recovery,” Marc G. Schauenburg, CEO of Schauenburg Technology SE, is also pleased.

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