Pediatric Cancer

Pediatric Cancer
Pediatric Cancer Fast Facts
Pediatric Cancer Fast Facts
  1. Around 43 children (ages 0-19) per day will be diagnosed with cancer.
  2. The 5-year survival rate for pediatric cancer is around 84%.
  3. Leukemia is the most common pediatric cancer type, accounting for around 30%.
  4. Brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumors are the next most common, making up around 26% of pediatric cancers.
  5. Pediatric cancer is considered rare. However, it is the second leading cause of death for children under the age of 15.
Pediatric Cancer Hopeful Highlights
Pediatric Cancer Hopeful Highlights
  1. There are almost 200 active pediatric cancer clinical trials in the U.S. right now. Each one is trying to develop new, tailored approach for treating or detecting these devastating diseases.
  2. Survival rates are increasing! The 5-year survival rate of around 58% in the 1970s is now around 84% and steadily improving.
  3. Recent campaigns are focused on improving knowledge of the signs and symptoms of pediatric cancer so earlier detection is possible!

Free Matching to Cancer Clinical Trials

  • Your match report contains a detailed list of cervical cancer clinical trials that you may be eligible to enroll in to receive unique and nonconventional treatment. Standard treatment is not the only option.
  • A patient advocate will review your report with you to answer any questions or concerns you may have and assist with enrollment if you decide to move forward with a trial.
  • There’s no need to travel to a clinical trial site until the enrollment process is complete.

Our number one priority is creating positive outcomes for cancer patients. Let us help you today.

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