The "Leukemia Patient Advocates Foundation" is a patient-led non-profit foundation in Switzerland, connecting leukemia patient organizations on all continents to strengthen their advocacy work. Its mission is to improve the lives and survival of patients affected by leukemia as well as their relatives by supporting leaders in providing help and support. It is a platform for discussions and best practice sharing to leukemia patient groups worldwide. The foundation collaborates with all stakeholders involved in research, treatment and care of leukemia patients. It hosts the global "CML Advocates Network" connecting more than 80 leukemia patient organizations in more than 60 countries, and hosts the "CML Horizons" conference as the annual global leadership meeting that welcomes patient leaders from all world regions.