Our mission is to develop and participate in research programs that might lead to a cure for all children with cancer.
Cancer is not just one disease, but a group of almost one hundred diseases. These diseases have two common characteristics. First, cells begin to grow out of control in the body. Second, those cells have the ability to travel from their original site to other locations in the body. If the spread is not controlled, cancer can result in death.
Read more: Definition - Cancer - body, disease http://www.faqs.org/health/Sick-V1/Cancer-Definition.html#ixzz0j85HHpQk
1. Every child must have access to cancer treatment
2. Minimize treatment related side effects and to provide better support services
3. Develop sensitive methods to detect early signs of relapse and, in addition, design more effective treatment for some types of cancers