children with unparalleled care and treatment for cancer and catastrophic
diseases regardless of their family's ability to pay and provide them
and their families with a world class facility.
providing children the highest level of cancer care and treatment.
Health Organization (WHO) reports that cancer has become India's
leading cause of death. Approximately 17,000 new cases of childhood
cancer are detected every year in India. This is almost double the
incidence in the next highest country - the US.
diagnosed early enough and treated with the appropriate protocols,
approximately 70% of childhood cancers are curable. Tragically, only
20% of children detected with cancer in India benefit from advanced
medical care, translating into an unacceptably high number of children
dieing of their disease.
these patients are not able to get the care they need in a timely
fashion due to the expensive nature of treatment, the lack of
expertise, and poor facilities in the surrounding areas.
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