Childhood Cancer Facts

Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease among children

Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease among children.

Each day, 43 kids in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with cancer. Approximately 1 in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer before their 20th birthday

Each day, 43 kids in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with cancer. Approximately 1 in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer before their 20th birthday.

More than 95% of childhood cancer survivors experience significant health-related issues by the age of 45 because of current treatment options

More than 95% of childhood cancer survivors experience significant health-related issues by the age of 45 because of current treatment options.

Only 4% of the billions of dollars the government spends annually on cancer research is directed towards treating childhood cancer.

Current pediatric cancer treatments are not working.

Imagine…

  • Your Loved One Gets Cancer

    You learn your child, grandchild, brother, sister, niece, or nephew has cancer.

  • There’s Not Many Treatment Options Available

    You learn the only treatment option is adult therapies from the 1960s, with debilitating lasting side effects.

  • If They Survive, They Will Have Impairments

    If your loved one survives, they have a 95 percent chance of developing chronic health problems, secondary cancers, cognitive impairments, and a shortened lifespan due to harsh medical treatments.

This is the reality for families battling childhood cancer.

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