Since 2017, the Balexert 20km de Genève and the Breast Cancer
Network have joined forces to support women with breast cancer.
Breast cancer touches 1 woman in 8. In the Canton of Geneva alone, each year over 450 women receive a diagnosis of
breast cancer. Around 8,000 women confronted to breast cancer live in our canton. Together with their family and
loved ones, they represent more than 15% of the population. Thanks to therapeutic progress, survival rate is high,
but the adverse effects of treatments continue to affect women concerned for many years. Moreover, breast cancer is
a life changing disease. It can have a significant impact on different areas of private, social and professional
The Breast Cancer Network and the Association Savoir Patient - a non-profit public interest NGO - federate
patients, researchers and the medical community to implement programs and services for a better care and quality of
Your contribution is key.