Childhood cancer research is vastly and consistently underfunded.
Brain and other central nervous system tumors are the second most prevalent cancers in children.
NOT JUST ONE DISEASE
Childhood cancer is not just one disease. It is made up of 12 major types and over 100 subtypes.
Most Common Childhood Cancer
Leukemia Brain and spinal cord tumors | Neuroblastoma | Wilms tumor | Lymphoma (including both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin) | Rhabdomyosarcoma | Retinoblastoma | Bone cancer (including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma)