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Cancer survival rates for adult and children are based on living five years from diagnosis. The average age of adult diagnosis is 65, average age of child’s diagnosis is 8 years. Why does living to 13 years old define surviving...

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For every federal dollar available for cancer research, only four pennies is used to fund childhood cancer...

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About 60% of all funding for drug development in adult cancers comes from pharmaceutical companies, and for children these companies spend next to...
What Cancer Taught Me

What Cancer Taught Me

What Cancer Taught Me   Luke Reynolds won 1st Place in the2019 Ben Strauss Youth ProgramMiddle SchoolTeen Essay ContestThis is his winning essay What Cancer Taught Me One night around two and a half years ago, my little sister Nina said that her tummy hurt. The...

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Prostate cancer (average age at diagnosis 66 years) receives more research funding from the National Cancer Institute than all childhood cancers...