Most Lethal Disease


Cancer is the #1 cause of children’s death by disease. Brain cancer is the most lethal form. DIPG is the most lethal brain cancer, causing nearly half of all deaths.

Overall Survival

Near 0%

90% of kids diagnosed with DIPG die within 2 years. The overall the survival rate is less than 1%.


11 Months

There are some instances of longer-term survival; however, the average survival for a child with DIPG or DMG is about 9-12 months.



DIPG typically affects kids between the ages of 4 and 11, however it can also affect younger and older children, including young adults.

A Cure Is In Reach

In recent years, researchers’ understanding of the biology of these tumors has significantly improved. Researchers now believe a cure for DIPG is within reach.

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