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Learn About Cancer in Children

Whether your child has just been diagnosed with cancer, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment,  we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide. Or get a shorter, simpler version in If Your Child Has Cancer.

Childhood Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes and risk factors of childhood cancer.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today. 

Online Support Communities

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Is your child facing cancer?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and