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The Facts

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According to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta:


  • 43 children are diagnosed with cancer each day

  • There are 16,000 new cases diagnosed among children ages 0-21

  • 40,000 children undergo cancer treatments every year

  • The average inpatient stay for pediatric cancer patients is 1,000 days

  • Cancer is the leading cause of death among children by disease per year

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