September – Childhood Cancer Awareness

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  • 10,450 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014.
  • Childhood cancer rates have been rising slightly for the past few decades.
  • 20% of children will not survive 5 years past diagnosis.
  • Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children (after accidents). About 1,350 children younger than 15 years old are expected to die from cancer in 2014. Β (From Cancer.org)

That roughly translates to the graphic below, and that is why we continue to fight to bring awareness. Β Because #kidsgetcancertoo.

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