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Children’s Cancer Association of Japan has been and is the only non-profit organization in Japan whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families and to raise awareness of this disease.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of children and families affected by childhood cancer and to raise awareness of this disease.
Childhood Cancer in Japan
Childhood cancer is a disease which affects children.
About 16,500 children are currently under treatment in Japan.
35 years ago, most of the children with cancer did not survive, but now over 70% of children with cancer survive.
Cancer remains the number one disease killer of children. 550 lives are lost from cancer every year.
Counseling by social workers specialized in the childhood cancers
Approximately 15,000 cases of counseling done yearly
Organizing Activities for Children and Their Siblings and Parents
Organizing various self-help groups
Lectures and meetings on topics related to childhood cancers
Organizing yearly summer camp
Coordinating various fun events in hospitals
Volunteer training and sending them to the hospital
Providing lodging to those who come from afar for treatment at “AFLAC Parents House” and other facilities
Financial Assistance to Parents
Providing financial assistances to more than 200 families yearly
Funding for Research Projects
Support Approximately 15 projects per year
Gold Ribbon Fund
Providing assistance to childhood cancer survivors
Funding is supported by donations collected at Gold Ribbon Campaign
500 yen donation to the Fund, and you will get the Gold RibbonRead More»