What Parents Should Know About Childhood Cancer

At the same time, cancer remains the leading disease-related cause of death in kids 1 to 19. “There’s no other disease in kids that takes more lives than childhood cancer,” says Mark Fleury, principal of policy development and emerging science at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. About 11,060 children under age 15 are projected to be diagnosed with cancer in 2019, according to ACS, which estimates that 1,190 will die from childhood cancer this year.

health.usnews.com, December 10, 2019. Link.