3. The average age of a child diagnosed with cancer is 6.
Though you do not have to be a kid to be identified with childhood cancer. Childhood cancers are diagnosed at any age, from newborn babies to young adults and children.
4. 80% of children diagnosed with cancer are in developing countries.
Childhood cancer is a worldwide issue, and one institution cannot fix it by itself. That is the reason St. Baldrick extends funding beyond U.S. borders.