Pediatric cancer has a low impact on childhood deaths in the United States.Myth.Pediatric cancer is rare, but it is the leading cause of death by disease in children – more than asthma, combined diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS. Every school day, one in 46 children diagnosed with cancer. Although pediatric patients, only one % of all cancers in the United States diagnosed each year, representing the effects of childhood cancer deaths by the Company in relation to lifetime earnings, is close in comparison to the impact of breast cancer deaths.
There is often a delay in diagnosis adolescents and young adults with cancer – .. Only localized solid tumors be treated successfully in children.Myth.Survival rates for the four major childhood diseases blood cancer continue to rise, according a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute releases. The researchers found that five – and 10-year survival rates for U.S. Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma are about 90 percent. On the other hand, the survival rates for solid tumors such as bone cancer, little improvement in the past two decades have shown. (more…)