What is Childhood Cancer?

Childhood Cancer is a general term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. Like adult cancer, pediatric cancer types are diseases of the cells. 

Childhood cancer is not one disease, but many. This is for informational purposes only. Please speak with a physician for medical information and treatment guidelines,

Types of Pediatric Cancers

Over 15,000 kids will be diagnosed with cancer in the next 365 days

Cancer kills more than 2,500 children in our country every year. Though these numbers are significant, the potential market is too small to attract the attention of private industry. This makes the role of the taxpayer-funded National Cancer Institute (NCI) especially critical yet approximately 4% percent of its annual budget is dedicated to childhood cancer.