In the U.S., there are about 1.35 million pediatric ER visits annually just for sports-related injuries. Compare that to only about 16,000 children a year diagnosed with cancer, and only about 1,500 diagnosed with a bone or muscle cancer.
In the U.S., there are about 1.35 million pediatric ER visits annually just for sports-related injuries. Compare that to only about 16,000 children a year diagnosed with cancer, and only about 1,500 diagnosed with a bone or muscle cancer. KANSAS CITY STAR File photo
In the U.S., there are about 1.35 million pediatric ER visits annually just for sports-related injuries. Compare that to only about 16,000 children a year diagnosed with cancer, and only about 1,500 diagnosed with a bone or muscle cancer. KANSAS CITY STAR File photo

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