September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 17, 2018

Cancer is a cruel disease which has affected nearly everyone in one shape or form. It is especially difficult when a child is diagnosed with this disease.

In the United States alone, nearly 16,000 children below the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer annually. Of this estimate, 25% will not survive the battle.

In the United States, September is a month dedicated to childhood cancer awareness. This month is a time to highlight the various forms of cancer affecting children, how to improve survival rates, as well as helping to raise funding for families and research.

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