U

Search

Shop

w

News

w

Blog

CHILDHOOD BRAIN CANCER FACTS

  • Brain cancer is the deadliest cancer for children in the United States.
  • Around 4,600 children are diagnosed annually.
  • Nearly 30% of all children diagnosed with a brain tumor will die.
  • Survivors are often left with lifelong deficits from the side effects of harsh treatments.
  • Chemotherapy for childhood brain cancer has not advanced in 30 years.
  • Less than 4% of the National Cancer Institute’s research investments are spent on childhood cancer.
  • 13 children are diagnosed with a brain tumor each day.
  • Over 100 types of childhood brain tumors exist, complicating research and treatment.
  • Brain cancer accounts for 23% of all childhood cancers in the United States.

To help us fund the cure consider making a tax-deductible donation today. Become part of the team of people working to make a difference for kids with brain cancer.