September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Facts;

- Each year in the U.S., an estimated 15,780 children aged 0-19 are diagnosed with cancer.

- The average age of a childhood diagnosis is 6 years old.

- Approximatley 1 in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer before their 20th birthday.

- Globally there are more than 300,000 children diagnosed with cancer each year.

- 20% of children with cancer in the U.S. will not survive.

- Every 3 mins a family hears the devastating words that their child has been diagnosed with cancer.

- Cancer remains the #1 cause of death by disease for children in America.

Please support Childhood Cancer organizations. Donate, Donate, Donate. Together we can find a cure.

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