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  • Providing continuing education for cancer researchers
    Providing continuing education for cancer researchers
  • Bringing doctors and scientists together
    Bringing doctors and scientists together
  • Improving the care of kids with cancer
    Improving the care of kids with cancer

History

Prior to the 1960s, child cancer was almost always fatal. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, cure rates went up significantly following the introduction of combination chemotherapy (drug treatment).  Since that time, cure rates for most child cancers have continued to rise.
Childhood Cancer Survival Graph