In the US, cancer remains responsible for more deaths from one year through adolescence than any other disease; more deaths than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS combined.
46 children, or two classrooms of students, are diagnosed with cancer each day in the US
Approximately 12, 500 children are diagnosed with cancer each year.
About 1 in 300 boys and 1 in 333 girls will be develop cancer before the age of 20.
The incidence of childhood cancer peaks in the first year of life.
Leukemias, tumors of the brain and nervous system, the lymphatic system, kidneys, bones and muscles are the most common childhood cancers.
1 child out of 5 who is diagnosed with cancer dies.
3 out of 5 suffer from long-term side effects.
The average age of a child diagnosed with cancer is 6 years old; saving the life of a child with cancer gives our children a future; approximately, 66 years of life's milestones and dreams to celebrate.