Get Informed!

Answers to your questions on Cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma, are provided below. Together, we will educate and make a difference for patients and families.

www.cancer.org
American Cancer Society

www.cancer.gov
National Cancer Institute

www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/2715.cfm
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Perdiatric Cancer Care

www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/61871.cfm
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Ewing's Sarcoma

http://mskcc.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=cfs_home
Cycle for Survival

www.cancerindex.org/ccw/faq/ewings.htm
Cancer Index

There are many sites out there that provide information about Cancer, some better then others. These were very helpful to us.
-Omar

FACT:

  • One young person a day discovers that they have Ewing's Sarcoma; every year there are approximately 250 new diagnoses of young patients with Ewing's Sarcoma in the US.
  • Ewings Sarcoma is exclusively limited to Caucasians, with males being more prone to it than females. It develops between the ages of 10 & 20, making it mainly a disease affecting adolescents.
  • Each year cancer kills more children than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, congenital anomalies, & AIDS, combined.
  • One in every 330 Americans develops cancer before the age of 20.
  • The cancer death rate has dropped more dramatically for children that for any other age group due solely to research.