• Incidence of invasive pediatric cancers is up 29% in the past 20 years.
  • Each year around 13,500 children are diagnosed with cancer in the US, that's more than a classroom of kids a day.
  • 35,000 children are currently in treatment for cancer.
  • Some 25% of all kids who are diagnosed with cancer die.
  • More children die of cancer every year than adults died in 9/11.
  • Cancer kills more children than AIDs, asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and congenital anomalies combined.
  • The average age of death for a child with cancer is 8, causing a child to lose 69 years of expected life.
  • The death of a child is one of the most traumatic events a family might face.



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Nicolas Diaz Foundation made good on its promise to our beloved baby boy by delivering 40 Wii Consoles to Nicklaus Children's Hospital for use on the Pediactic Oncology floor. Now every room will have thier very own Wii to entertain the kids going through these horrible times.

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