In children, cancer is the number one cause of death by disease. In fact, it is responsible for more deaths than all other diseases combined.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Underlying Cause of Death 1999-2019 on CDC WONDER Online Database, released in 2020. Data are from the Multiple Cause of Death Files, 1999-2019, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program. Accessed at on May 6, 2021 2:30:38 PM.

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