JADYN

Anaplastic Ependymoma (brain tumour)

DIAGNOSED AGE 5

HUGH

Anaplastic Ependymoma (brain tumour)

DIAGNOSED AGE 4

What
we do

Childhood Cancer Canada improves the lives of children with cancer. We invest in the best childhood cancer research in the country and we provide vital programs and services that serve children with cancer across Canada.

There are over
10,000 kids living with
cancer in Canada

1,500 Canadian children will be diagnosed with cancer this year

1 in 5

children will not survive their cancer diagnosis

2 in 3

survivors of childhood cancer suffer long-term side effects from treatment


ONLY 4%

of all cancer research dollars in Canada go to childhood cancer research

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EDWINA EDDY

FOUNDER

Who
we are

Childhood Cancer Canada was founded in 1987 by a mother who lost her 17 year-old son to leukemia. Today, we are Canada’s leading foundation dedicated to funding national research while delivering critical education, community and connectivity programs to children with cancer and their families.