When the body suffers from a serious disease such as cancer, one’s external appearance cannot remain unaffected. Often, the change is very serious, with inevitable effects on the psychological state of the person experiencing it. The need to stimulate the patient psychologically is, in this case, just as important as the treatment followed. In 2010, the non-profit organization I LIVE FOR ME was created with the aim of helping patients - and their relatives - to manage the effects of the disease in their daily lives.
Creation of a manual with useful information and tips that were collected from patients and professional staff to help patients manage the side effects of the disease - mostly for those who do not have internet access. The manual has been distributed to more than 10,000 patients and families of people who’ve dealt with cancer as part of their lives.
Media web campaigns aimed at raising awareness about the importance of cancer prevention.
Training seminars for cancer patients.
Organization of workshops to raise awareness for cancer prevention, but also help to improve the quality of life of cancer patients.
Informative speeches by doctors & scientific partners of the organization in: schools, both elementary and high schools, colleges of higher education as well as companies, on the crucial role of prevention.
Creation of brochures with practical advice The 12 rules of the EU for primary and Secondary Prevention of Cancer, Photo and art exhibition titled “Live, Love, Laugh”, at the MIHALARIAS ART gallery, aimed at raising public awareness on the important role of prevention.
Participation in the 5km, 10km and 42km. of the Athens Classic Marathon.
Dynamic presence on Facebook, where more than 23,000 friends receive daily information about the latest news in the prevention and treatment of cancer.
Participation in the Race For The Cure walk for awareness.