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Childhood Cancer Awareness

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Dealing with Childhood Cancer diagnosis can be one of most devastating and frightening experiences for family to face. Every day, Lemonade Stand Foundation strives to raise awareness and funds for much - need research for better treatments and more cures for all Childhood Cancers. While September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Childhood Cancer is everyday reality for thousands of families around world. Weve compiled 10 facts you need to know about childhood cancer: Childhood cancer is made up of over dozen different types and countless subtypes. Cancer in children can begin virtually anywhere in body. Causes Of Most Types Of Childhood Cancer Are Not Known And Are Not Strongly Linked To Lifestyle Or Environmental Risk Factors, Unlike Many Adult Cancers. Researchers are beginning to understand some of genetic mutations that might cause certain types of Childhood Cancer and use that information to search for cures. You can learn more about different types of Childhood Cancer, including brain leukemia and other solid tumors like neuroblastoma here. 2. Every day, there are almost 700 new cases of Childhood Cancer around world. This is to entire elementary school children. This adds up to over 250 000 new cases of cancer each year in children under age of 20. 3. Childhood Cancer is leading cause of death disease in children in United States. Every day, 250 children around world die from Cancer. Each year, 91 250 children lose lives to Cancer. Last year, brain tumors overtook leukemia as deadliest cause of death by cancer. Long term survival rates continue to increase, but not fast enough to save thousands of children WHO will die at hands of Cancer. 4. Childhood Cancer treatment is no longer Chemotherapy and Radiation. Cancer treatments always changing and becoming more targeted. Precise therapies, like Car T cell Immunotherapy, that genetic components and drivers of cancer are offering more hope than ever before. 5. Cure Is Not Enough. Surviving Childhood Cancer its own set of complications. Two - of all Childhood Cancer patients will have long lasting chronic conditions from treatment. Advancements in have increased survival rates. However, treatment lead to long - term effects including chronic health conditions or struggles with learning and cognitive impairment. Researchers continue to search for safer, effective treatments, like growing study of Immunotherapy that harnesses bodys immune system to attack cancer cells, leaving healthy cells, healthy. 6. Data and collaboration lead to cures. Alsf has Fund over 800 grants bringing together innovative and brilliant minds of Childhood Cancer researchers. This year, ALSF opened Childhood Cancer Data Lab. Ccdl Team Will Collect And Analyze Vast Wealth Of Data Already Available While Integrating Discoveries From ALSF - Funded Researchers And Many Others. By pulling from previous research and analyzing findings from contemporary projects, CCDL is accelerating path to better treatments and cures for kids fighting Cancer everywhere.

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