Research and Treatment

Research is the key to curing childhood cancer.   Today's large-scale, complex research projects require significant funding. 

 

We've written on the disparities of funding for childhood cancer and adult cancer research.  See "Lies, damn lies, and statistics."  See "So, where does the money go? Childhood Cancer Research Funding."

 

But here's another quick FACT: 

Research and development for new drugs from pharmaceutical companies comprises 60% of funding for adult cancer drugs and close to zero for childhood cancers. However, the NCI spends 96% of its budget on adult cancers and only 4% of its budget on children’s cancers.  

 

This Research and Treatment section will provide information on:

  1. Who funds research and how you can help them.
  2. Recent news and information on research and treatments.
  3. Where to search for clinical trials.
  4. Information on transplants.

We hope you find it of use, and please contact us if you have submittals. 

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