SickKids Foundation

Did You Know?

  • In Canada, about 1,400 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. SickKids treats approximately 25 per cent of those children at its Garron Family Cancer Centre.
  • The Centre is designed to enhance and integrate all aspects of cancer research, learning and care.
  • Cancer is the most common cause of disease-related death in Canadian children beyond the newborn period.
  • SickKids sees a new cancer patient almost every day, accounting for 60 per cent of all childhood cancer patients in Ontario.
  • More than 80 per cent of children with cancer will survive.
  • SickKids is home to the largest oncology training program in the country and has trained nearly 80 per cent of all practicing paediatric oncologists in Canada.
  • Today, more than 80 per cent of children with cancer will survive.
  • The Garron Family Cancer Centre is working every day to improve outcomes and quality of life for patients with cancer..

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