the survival rate when Osteosarcoma has spread to the lungs (it often does)
Heart or lung problems, Loss of hearing, Slowed growth and development, Changes in sexual development and ability to have children, Learning problems in younger children, Development of another cancer
percentage of Osteosarcoma survivors who experience at least 1 chronic medical condition
number of years since Osteosarcoma has had a new drug
the amount of the NIH budget spent on ALL childhood cancer research.
the number of kids who will die today of cancer
FACTOR brings together the leading researchers, clinicians, surgeons, together with patient families and OsteoWarriors to Make It Better for those battling this disease.
Each year a grant of $100,000 is awarded to a project that will focus on moving research forward for osteosarcoma patients.
Browse our extensive list of osteosarcoma resources from MIB Agents and our partner organizations.
OsteoBites is a weekly webinar and podcast where we invite Osteosarcoma Experts and OsteoWarriors to share their research, hope, and innovation.
Agent GAMERS game with their fellow OsteoWarriors and OsteoSiblings.
Ambassador Agents are certified peer visitors who provide hope, understanding, and resources.
OsteoWarriors receive monthly letters of hope and cheer from MIB Agent Writers around the world.
When an OsteoWarrior transitions to hospice care, MIB Agents provides an experience or an item of comfort and entertainment.
The OsteoWarriors HQ (headquarters) brings kids and young adults who have a connection to osteosarcoma together and It. Is. Awesome!
A world with less toxic, more effective treatments and a cure for osteosarcoma.
We are devoted to creating and instilling hope with and for our inclusive and collaborative osteosarcoma community. We do this through mutual trust, transparency and compassion.
We're on a mission to find better treatments and a cure for childhood bone cancer. Give a gift today to support the Osteosarcoma community.