The Need for More Dollars for Pediatric Cancer Research - Cincinnati Children's Blog

The Need for More Dollars for Pediatric Cancer Research

Cancer is the number one killer of children. About 10,000 children will be diagnosed this year. But only about 4 percent of the $4.79 billion federal cancer research budget goes to pediatric illness. As a result, more moms and dads touched by a child with cancer have founded and led small charities of their own to tackle the problem.

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