KAKS News

“See the light” – KAKS Awareness Campaign now in English!

“See the light” – KAKS Awareness Campaign now in English!

We are very happy to announce that our Awareness Campaign is now available in English! You can order or download and print it and use it! We are very happy if you support our work! If there are any questions feel free to contact us via email to info@kinderaugenkrebsstiftung.de KAKS FLYER 2014 engl PRINT VERSION [...] [mehr...]

Tribute to Bambi Foundation supports KAKS

Tribute to Bambi Foundation supports KAKS

The TRIBUTE TO BAMBI Foundation supports organizations that engage in children’s aid projects for socially disadvantaged or children in need in Germany. In addition to financial support, the Foundation draws attention to issues that are too unheard in society. This is always reflected in the selection of projects. This year, the Children Eye Cancer Foundation [...] [mehr...]

The Children Eye Cancer Foundation is awarded the Achse Versorgungspreis

The Children Eye Cancer Foundation is awarded the Achse Versorgungspreis

200 volunteers and supporters of the KAKS foundation cycled from Dusseldorf over the dike to Langst-Kierst, followed by a huge festival with wonderful people, great music and unique encounters, hosted by our patron Anne Gesthuysen. In addition, the KAKS was awarded the Achse Central Versorgungspreis – a great honor and a great recognition for our [...] [mehr...]

Talented children participated in the Elli painting competition

Talented children participated in the Elli painting competition

We would like to thank all the children, who have participated at Elli’s Painting Competition on June 29th 2013! You all are great artists and have produced very creative drawings of Elli. Thank you! [mehr...]

RB meeting in Dusseldorf

RB meeting in Dusseldorf

More than 20 families, 5 adults encouragers, who have been diagnosed themselves with retinoblastoma in their childhood, the doctors of the Clinic in Essen and our giant Elli all the way from China – a total of about 60 people, wonderful conversations and lasting friendships – this is the result of our RB meeting. The [...] [mehr...]

KAKS receives Achse-Central Versorgungspreis Price: A film about KAKS

KAKS receives Achse-Central Versorgungspreis Price: A film about KAKS

The winning film presents the campaign ” Weiß sehen” (See white) of the Children Eye Cancer Foundation and emphasizes on how important raising awareness is for the rare disease or eye cancer “retinoblastoma” to detect the cancer early on. The campaign was awarded the Achse-Central Versorgungspreis 2013. The campaign is strongly supported by the Essen [...] [mehr...]

Elli on video

Elli on video

Our KAKS superstar Elli has been travelling around the word for almost a whole year to delight children who have lost an eye due to retinoblastoma. Now supporters of KAKS have produced ​​this video, which we very much appreciate – Thanks to Marcel and Amelie! <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/DjUb_upR0Lc” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>   [mehr...]

Elli in New Zealand

Elli in New Zealand

The 15-year-old Amin has been engaged with the Children Eye Cancer Foundation for quite some time and is currently in New Zealand for half a year. He even brought an Elli with him! He then decided to give Elli to a clinic, Rotorua Hospital, which takes care of children diagnosed with retinoblastoma. Elli has immediately [...] [mehr...]

KAKS shortfilm on retinoblastoma

KAKS shortfilm on retinoblastoma

The Children Eye Cancer Foundation (KAKS) is currently producing an educational film about Retinoblastoma and Leukocoria. The aim is to spread and broadcast the short film around the globe via social networks and television. The production will be finished in at least 4 weeks; here are some pictures of the shoot. We thank Lasse, Lea, [...] [mehr...]

First pictures from research in Berlin have arrived!

First pictures from research in Berlin have arrived!

The Children Eye Cancer Foundation is currently working in co-operation with the Max Planck Institute in Potsdam and the University Hospital Essen on a research project to improve the early detection of cancer of children with retinoblastoma and other related types of cancer. The project is financed by “Ein Herz für Kinder”(A Heart for Children”). [...] [mehr...]