A CAUSE WORTH FIGHTING FOR
Leukemia also known as blood cancer is the most common type of cancer amongst children. Almost 40-50% of the children diagnosed with cancer every year in India are those affected by Leukemia.
It is estimated that in India there are 70,000 - 80,000 new cases of childhood cancer every year.
Although the 5 - year survival rate for children in developed countries is 80 – 90%. Many kids in our country are losing battle against Leukemia for three reasons:
- Lack of awareness that Childhood Cancer is curable
- Late Detection
- Financial Constraints