This post was published on 09/04/2019.
September is designated as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to bring attention to this devastating disease. Every year, more than 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer, the leading cause of death by disease in children under 15 in the United States. Visit cancer.org for more information about risk factors, symptoms, and statistics for childhood cancer.
Below are some upcoming local events that support research, affected families, and awareness.
September 14, 2019
Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL
September 28, 2019
Walter Fuller Park, St. Petersburg, FL
What you can do to help: