International Childhood Cancer Day is dedicated to raising awareness and showing support for children and adolescents suffering from cancer.

The world celebrates International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) on February 15. The Childhood Cancer International, a federation of numerous parent-founded child cancer support groups, was established that day.

This year marks the last year of the three-year campaign which was launched in 2020.

The goal of the day is to bring attention to and express support for young people with cancer.

Despite all the scientific progress, juvenile cancer continues to be the greatest cause of disease-related death in children. This increases the significance of ICCD. 

The aim is to inform key stakeholders about the current situation and the need to support this neglected condition of public health concern. This will save families and children from the devastating effects of childhood cancer and its impact on the socioeconomic status of families.


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