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We are an advocacy community on a mission to raise awareness of childhood cancer. We strive to take ACTION as
"One Voice United Against Childhood Cancer"!
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Childhood Cancer Petition - Another Inconvenient Truth 46,832 signatures
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July was, again, a busy month to report on and you can read the latest news from the childhood cancer world in: PAC2 Update - July 2014.
Here's some highlights:
In our humble opinion we'd say that over the past six years there has been a HUGE increase in activity; awareness is increasing, fundraising events are larger and ongoing on all year long, corporate sponsors are #SteppingUp, and the results of everyone's advocacy efforts are bearing fruit, and it's all a direct result of the efforts of the folks and organizations we have the honor of telling you about each month.
We extend our thanks and gratitude to each....
But kids still get cancer. Kids still die every day. So, like always, Today We Fight!
This PAC2 article estimates the likelihood of four life-long outcomes for a child diagnosed with cancer. These are the projected results:
Every day 7 children die from childhood cancer within five years of being diagnosed AND every day 5 children that have survived 5-years from diagnosis die from the original cancer, a secondary cancer, or other long-term effects.
Click to read more: Childhood Cancer - Current Long-Term Outcomes