♥ Demand CHANGE kids can LIVE with!
---> Incidence rates for CHILDHOOD cANCER have been increasing for more than 40 years!
-----> 4 out 5 kids diagnosed with CHILDHOOD cANCER die within 5 years or suffer from disabling health problems & early death.
---> Half of all chemotherapies used for children's cancers are 25 years old.
-----> The FDA has approved only one drug for childhood cancer in the past 20 years.
---> CHILDHOOD cANCER receives less than 4% of the total National Cancer Institute's budget; nearly 1/3 of that is directed at Leukemia research leaving barely 2% for all other kids' cancers COMBINED!
♥ Our kids NEED more funding for research! They deserve safer treatments and better long-term care NOW! ♥
---> Please get INVOLVED - because kids want to grow up, too ♥
-----> KIDS NEED MORE ADULTS TO GET INVOLVED
in the FIGHT AGAINST CHILDHOOD cANCER!! <----
---> These links are to organizations that are leading the fight against CHILDHOOD cANCER - they NEED YOUR SUPPORT NOW!!
♥ Please SHARE your time, money or expertise - GET INVOLVED so that more kids can live longer, healthier lives. ♥
♥ People Against Childhood Cancer (PAC2)
♥ St. Baldrick's Foundation
♥ Cure Search
♥ Alex's Lemonade Stand
♥ 46 Mommas Shave for the Brave
♥ The Make-A-Wish Foundation
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