To win the battle, you have to know the facts.

Cancer persists as the leading cause of death by disease among children and adolescents in the United States, and most survivors will experience significant debilitating complications that result from existing treatments (developed for adults); unfortunately, only two drugs have been approved to treat a pediatric cancer in the last quarter century. Despite these facts, the issues surrounding childhood cancer are consistently misunderstood and underfunded.

To win the battle, you have to know the facts.

Cancer persists as the leading cause of death by disease among children and adolescents in the United States, and most survivors will experience chronic side effects of varying degrees that result from existing treatments. Unfortunately, only two drugs have been approved to treat a pediatric cancer in the last quarter century. Despite these facts, the general public doesn’t realize the magnitude of the problem of childhood cancers.

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We hope to elevate childhood cancer awareness nationwide through educating people about childhood cancer.

Gold Awareness Project

The new CAC2 Gold Awareness Project is determined to turn the world gold in September.  The Gold Awareness Project offers CAC2 members creative ways to promote gold and September and increase awareness of childhood cancer.

Awareness Forum »

Members have the opportunity to weigh in on awareness issues related to childhood cancer and seek out collaborative opportunities.

September Calendar

View awareness events scheduled around the country for September!

** We are in the process of creating a repository of citable childhood cancer facts, figures, and issues. Please bear with us while you gather this information. If desired, you can contribute to the repository.

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