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February 15, 2017
15th February is International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD)

International Childhood Cancer Day promotes a deeper understanding of issues and challenges relevant to childhood cancer and impacting on children/adolescents with cancer, the survivors, their families and the society as a whole.

International Childhood Cancer Day is a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness about childhood cancer, and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, the survivors and their families. The day promotes increased appreciation and deeper understanding of issues and challenges relevant to childhood cancer and impacting on children/adolescents with cancer, the survivors, their families and the society as a whole. It also spotlights the need for more equitable and better access to treatment and care for all children with cancer, everywhere.

This annual event was created by Childhood Cancer International (CCI), a global network of 183 grassroots and national networks of parent organizations in 93 countries, spanning 5 continents. CCI is the largest childhood cancer patient support and advocy network.

We encourage you to stand up and speak out for kids with cancer, the survivors and their families.

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