Some of the most alarming facts about pediatric cancer are listed below:
20% of kids that are diagnosed with cancer in the US every year will NOT survive.
Childhood cancer is the number one disease killer of children in the U.S.
Every two minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer.
The most common childhood cancer is acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Survivability is a big problem. More than 95% of childhood cancer survivors will have a chronic health problem and 80% will have severe or life- threatening conditions.