The Emma Noel childhood cancer foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to saving children's lives and improving the lives of their parents and caregivers by providing them with the necessary support and resources to carry them through the years of treatment and recovery from childhood cancers.
We strive to bring education and awareness to communities, social organizations, businesses and professional institutions to fund lifesaving and collaborative childhood cancer efforts.
Childhood cancer affects 15,270 per year and of those 1,790 will lose their fight. Every day 43 children are newly diagnosed with cancer and their average age 6 years old. of the survivors, 60% will suffer late term effects including neurological, behavioral, heart failure, infertility and secondary cancers. It is the #1 cause of death by disease for children even when all other diseases are Combined.
Childhood Cancer only receives 3.9% of ALL Funding Nationwide. There have been 4 specific treatments for children developed in over 20 years. These children are getting concoctions of chemo and radiation developed for adults and the duration of treatment is 2-4 times longer than adults. The average adult with cancer receives treatment for 12 months. The average childhood cancer warrior with Leukemia receives treatment for 30(girls) to 40(boys) months.