One is a powerful number. For the estimated 15,780 children that will be diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. this year, their fight is focused simply on the survival of one. But with today’s breakthroughs that can change. We are fighting to turn one to none.
Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease among children*
Children will be diagnosed with cancer*
There are over 100 types of childhood cancers*
Over 95% of childhood cancer survivors will have a significant side-effect health issue due to the cancer, or more commonly the chemotherapy and radiation used in today’s treatment, by the time they are 45 years old.*
Today, immunotherapy is showing promising results as a cure without the risks of traditional therapy that jeopardize future health.
*Childhood Cancer Fact Library. Coalition Against Childhood Cancer Web site. https://cac2.org/childhood-cancer-fact-library/. Accessed July 5, 2018.