In the last 40 years, the overall survival rate for children’s cancer has increased from 10% to over 85% today, but for many more rare childhood cancers, the survival rate is much lower. There are approximately 483,000 adult survivors of children’s cancer in the United States.

Source: NCCR*Explorer: An interactive website for NCCR cancer statistics [Internet]. National Cancer Institute. [Cited 2021 October 30]. Available from
Years: 2011-2017

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