About Childhood Cancer
We’re leading the way to a cure
Overall, 80 percent of childhood cancer cases can be successfully treated, but our work will not stop until no child is lost to cancer. At Children’s Cancer Research Fund, we’re working every day to fund lifesaving research that leads to a cure.
Learn more about different types of childhood cancers and their treatments:
Cancer is a disease in which the body’s cells grow abnormally (mutate). Normally, healthy cells grow at a steady rate. But with cancer, the cells grow out of control. Read More
Childhood cancers are mostly those of the white blood cells (leukemia), brain, bone, and the lymphatic system (lymphoma). Each type of childhood cancer behaves differently, but all develop because of an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Read More
Researchers are constantly investigating new treatments and therapies in an effort to cure all childhood cancers. The University of Minnesota Cancer Center is one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research facilities. Read More