of the National Institute of Health (NIH) budget support pediatric cancer
research and treatment.
Pediatric cancer affects all ethnic, gender, and socio-economic groups.
1 in 300 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of
for 1 child
Cancer related costs that are NOT direct medical bills such as transportation,
decreased income and travel for treatment.
Sources: Children's Oncology Group, Arizona Cancer Registry,
American Childhood Cancer Organization and the New York Times.