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Children’s Cancer Relief will assist children under age 18 and their families who are facing the hardships of a cancer or serious health issue diagnosis.  Our mission focuses on improving the mental, social and emotional well-being of these families while helping to minimize the devastation that a serious health issue can cause. 

Childhood Cancer Statistics

Childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States. Every day, 42 children are diagnosed with cancer and the average age of diagnosis is 6. Cancer affects all ethnic, gender, and socio-economic groups and more than 40,000 children undergo treatment for cancer each year. 

Dictionary Definition of Life Threatening

adjective: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

Life-Threatening Illness

You can be the most intelligent, organized person in the world, but hearing distressing news about your child's condition makes it hard to keep things straight

Welcome to Children's Cancer Relief Foundation!


Thank you for visiting the Children's Cancer Relief Foundation website. Children with cancer, children suffering from life threatening illnesses, as well as their families, benefit from the services we offer. The Children's Cancer Relief Foundation services are provided as a special program of the Crisis Relief Network, a non profit 501C-3 organization.

Are you a parent of a child with cancer, a serious illness or a survivor of either? Please call us and let us help you and your family directly or through our network of service providers. Remember, there is no cost for any of our services.

Vitamin D Holds Skin Cancer Drug Potential

Early research funded by the American Cancer Society suggests a form of vitamin D could be key to developing drugs for basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer.

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Helpful Tips to Protect Families Against Harmful Toxins

Unlike in adults, most types of cancer found in children are not hereditary; rather, various studies have shown that pediatric cancer can be directly linked to toxins in the environment. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of being aware of how these toxins affect infants and expectant mothers.