Our Impact

When you support CancerFree KIDS, you are making an investment in the future of childhood cancer research. 

 

CancerFree KIDS research projects that show promising results can receive additional funding and lead to publications, patents, clinical trials, the formation of new companies and ultimately, more effective treatments for kids battling cancer.

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Why is this investment important?
Because childhood cancer research is drastically underfunded

Fact:
Leading Cause of Death

More children in this country die of cancer than any other disease.

Fact:
Most Acquire New Chronic Conditions

More than 73% of childhood cancer survivors will have chronic health conditions caused by the treatment they received.

Fact:
Critically Underfunded

Less than 4% of federal funding for cancer research goes to childhood cancers.