Black-masked Queen Máxima of The Netherlands opens the annual
The World Forum, Statenkwartier, The Hague, The Netherlands. Thursday 1st October, 2020. Black-masked Queen Máxima of The Netherlands officially opened the ‘Brest Cancer Association Netherlands’(BVN) month on its 40th anniversary year. Every October, worldwide attention is drawn to the subject. This year’s theme: 'You don't have breast cancer alone'. H.R.H. also spoke to BVN’s 230 volunteers, as special attention is drawn to those close to the subject and the effect and impact the disease has on them as well. H.R.H. officially opens breast cancer month by receiving the book 'Everything about breast cancer'; written by, breast cancer surgeons Marie-Jeanne, Vrancken Peeters and Hester Oldenburg of the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, the cancer hospital in Amsterdam. © Charles M Vella/Alamy Live News.