Israel Children's Cancer Foundation
The treatment of Israeli children suffering with cancer. No matter what race, ethnic origin or religion the child may be.
In Israel, one in every 330 children will develop cancer before the age of 20. The average age of diagnosis is six. Currently approximately 500 children are diagnosed each year with cancer. There are more than 1,400 children under treatment and the incidence of cancer is increasing. The most prevalent types of cancer in children are leukemia, brain tumors, bone cancers, neuroblastomas and lymphomas. Cancer touches the lives of almost every family. The war against childhood cancer is far from over, but we continue to see the hope of early detection and treatment and the triumph of new therapies. The Israel Children’s Cancer Foundation is dedicated to winning the war against childhood cancer, the number one disease killer of children in Israel. The aim of the ICCF is to provide rapid access to specialized cancer care, counseling and support services for youngsters diagnosed with cancer. The goal of the ICCF is to improve the level of medical care for Israeli children with cancer, regardless of their race, creed or national origin. Members of ICCF's Medical Advisory Council include many of the most respected members of the pediatric oncology and hematology communities in the United States and Israel. The Council's responsibilities include identifying areas of priority funding as they impact on the delivery of quality medical care to children afflicted with cancer, as well as the allocation of funds to major pediatric cancer facilities after reviewing the merits of their grant applications. ICCF is determined to provide ongoing support to many of the pediatric cancer centers in Israel, staffed by expert clinicians and support staff. The ICCF's mission is dedicated to controlling cancer among children, adolescents and young adults. Our approach is to pool knowledge and resources to better understand childhood cancer and to improve the outcome of treatment. We are the stewards of their trust and our mission is ongoing. We strive to increase the cure rates of the patients, improve the quality of their lives, and lessen suffering from this catastrophic disease. The ICCF seeks contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations, so that Israeli children with cancer can benefit from new treatments and cures. Gifts may take the form of cash, property, appreciated securities, trusts, bequests, or other forms preferred by the donor. The Israel Children's Cancer Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt IRS 501(c)(3) organization.
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