Every day, 43 children are diagnosed with cancer.
12% of children diagnosed with cancer do not survive.
Children’s cancer affects all ethnic, gender and socio-economic groups.
The average age of children diagnosed is six.
More than 40,000 children undergo treatment for cancer each year.
60% of children who survive cancer suffer late-effects, such as infertility, heart failure and secondary cancers.
There are approximately 375,000 adult survivors of children’s cancer in the United States. That equates to 1 in 530 adults ages 20-39.
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