Childhood Cancer Coping Tips

For Parents

As you help your child go through treatments, procedures or surgeries, it is important to remember parents have unique needs and support. You do not have to go through this battle by yourself. We have a list of tips for coping with childhood cancer. More >

For Friends & Family

When a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, it can leave you feeling helpless. But, there are a lot of things you can do to help! So, we put together some ideas to get you started. More >

For Kids

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it can be confusing to other children. One of the most frequent questions asked by children is, will I get cancer too. That can leave adults wondering how to respond and what to share that is age appropriate. More >

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Today, 46 children will be diagnosed with cancer.  Seven will lose their battle..

Did you know September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!.

Every day in America, approximately 46 children are diagnosed with cancer..

Childhood cancer does not discriminate, sparing no ethnic group, socio-economic class, or geographic region..

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children, accounting for about 3% of childhood cancers..

On average, 1 in every 4 elementary schools has a child with cancer. .

About one-third of childhood cancers are leukemias..

Childhood cancer survival rates in the United States have increased from less than 20% in the 1960s to almost 80% today..

Cancer kills more children each year than Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, and Pediatric AIDS combined. .

Childhood cancer is not one disease entity, but rather a spectrum of different malignancies. Cancers found in children are biologically different from those seen in adults. .

1 in 300 children will develop cancer before age 20. .

Neuroblastoma is the most common extra cranial solid tumor cancer in children. .

Today, up to 75% of the children with cancer can be cured, yet, some forms of childhood cancers have proven so resistant to treatment that, in spite of research, a cure is illusive..

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