WE WILL TAKE OUR GRIEF AND TRANSFORM IT INTO SOMETHING POSITIVE FOR OTHER PEDIATRIC CANCER FAMILIES. HOPE.
Key Statistics for Childhood and Teenage Cancer* About 10,500 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2021. About 5,000 to 6,000 adolescents (aged 15 to 19) are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. Childhood cancer rates have been rising slightly for the past few decades.
After accidents, cancer is the second leading cause of death in children ages 1 to 14. About 1,190 children under the age of 15 are expected to die from cancer in 2021. About 500 to 600 adolescents die from cancer each year. Cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in this age group, behind only accidents, suicide, and homicide. *American Cancer Society Stats and Figures 2021
Sarah’s Fight for HOPE Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to providing support to families impacted by childhood cancer. The Sarah’s Fight for HOPE is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization. Donations made to Sarah’s Fight for HOPE Foundation are tax deductible in the U.S.