Facts About Tumors Brain Tumors
Walking by Faith With Ne’Vaeh is an organization that aims to spread awareness about brain tumors and childhood cancer. Take a step further to understand the disease by reading the facts listed below.
- Among all diseases, cancer is listed as the cause for most deaths of children in America – even more than Asthma, AIDS, Cystic Fibrosis, Muscular Dystrophy and juvenile diabetes COMBINED!
- Forty-six children in the US are diagnosed with cancer daily. A quarter of those is diagnosed with a brain tumor.
- Most primary brain tumors have no known cause and cannot be linked to any risk factors. This disease affects all ages, genders, races, and ethnicities.
- The funding for pediatric cancer clinical trials has been dropping every year since 2003. At this time, the fund is $26.4 million. In 2006, the NCI funding for AIDS research was $254 million while funding for breast cancer topped at $584 million.