Facts About Childhood Cancer

43 Kids Per Day

Each day, 43 kids in the US are expected to be diagnosed with cancer.

#1 Cause of Death

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

95% Significant Health Issues

More than 95% of childhood cancer survivors have significant health-related issues because of the current treatment options.

Only 4% Spent

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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