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Each year, 35,000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer in Europe (2,500 in France) and 13,500 in the US.  25% will die from it. Current research is primarily focused on adult cancers, with only 2% of funding allocated to pediatric cancer. Yet, childhood cancers are not the same as adult cancers and they therefore require different treatments.   This is Imagine for Margo’s ambition: to raise funding to support development of  innovative and specific treatments for children and adolescents with cancer.

Margo passed away on June 7, 2010 of a brain tumor. She was 14 years old. For 16 months, she fought her cancer with remarkable courage.