International Childhood Cancer Data Partnership

Patricia BLANC

France - Imagine for Margo – children without cancer

Patricia Blanc is president, founder and representative of the association Imagine for Margo. The association was founded in 2011 by Patricia Blanc andher husband, parents of Margo, who died of a brain tumourat the age of 14. ​

For over 10 years, Imagine for Margo has been mobilising, raising awareness and collecting donations to accelerate research into children’s cancer​.

Since its creation, thanks to the support of donors, partners and volunteers, Imagine for Margo has raised 20 million euros to fund 42 cutting-edge research programs and 28 innovative treatments, enabling more than 3,000 children to benefit from personalized treatments in France and Europe.​

Patricia Blanc is also very active in advocacy efforts towards French and European politicians, regulators and pharmaceutical industry to make laws and research more adapted to better treatments for children with cancer.

November 7 – 10 – 10.30am

Session: Keynote – Patient advocates​

Role: Discussant

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