• Incidence of invasive pediatric cancers is up 29% in the past 20 years.
  • Each year around 13,500 children are diagnosed with cancer in the US, that's more than a classroom of kids a day.
  • 35,000 children are currently in treatment for cancer.
  • Some 25% of all kids who are diagnosed with cancer die.
  • More children die of cancer every year than adults died in 9/11.
  • Cancer kills more children than AIDs, asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and congenital anomalies combined.
  • The average age of death for a child with cancer is 8, causing a child to lose 69 years of expected life.
  • The death of a child is one of the most traumatic events a family might face.

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