Childhood Cancer Awareness Month shines a light on the effects of children battling cancer, emphasizing the importance of much-needed services and life-saving research, while providing the opportunity to join together for children and families who need our help most. The situation is immediate. Cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease for children. And unfortunately, diagnoses continue to rise. That’s why, since inception in 2014, Community Cancer Fund has committed over $7.3 million in direct funding to help pediatric cancer patients in our region.cancer in our community.
Did You Know? In the United States…
”The average child diagnosed with cancer is only 10 years old.
”Pediatric cancers are often found in different areas of the body than adult cancers.
”Every day more than 3 kids under 15 will die from cancer.