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Childhood Cancer by the Numbers

  1. Every day in the United States, 43 children, ages 0-19, are diagnosed with cancer.​

  2. Despite these facts, childhood cancer research receives just 4% of the annual budget from the National Cancer Institute.

  3. Childhood cancer is the leading cause by disease in children under the age of 19 in the U.S.

  4. Every year, an estimated 300,000+ new cases of cancer affect children worldwide. That’s over 800 new kids affected every day.

  5. 1 in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they are 20 years old.

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