Project 1

Project 1

Published on 1 December 2020
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Transcript
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Every 2 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer
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These Children spend most of their lives in the hospital
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Their treatments often make them feel sicker from the horrible side effects
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But it does not have to be this way...
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There are less harmful treatments that can be provided to children such as...
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-Treatments that are specific to their genetic makeup
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-Treatments that minimize the horrible side effects experienced
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With better treatments children with cancer can live normal lives...
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They can go back to school
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play with their friends
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Research Funding is what makes these treatments an option and more is needed!
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only 4% of the National Cancer Institute's budget is dedicated to childhood cancer
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less than 1% of the total grant funds from the American Cancer Society are Dedicated to childhood cancer
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The National cancer INstitute and the american cancer society needs to direct more of their funding to childhood cancer
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With more funding for childhood cancer doctors can give children with cancer a fighting chance