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Did you know that in 2012 NetApp became a Platinum Level Sponsor of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer charity that funds pediatric cancer research, and that since 2007 we’ve raised ...

Did you know that in 2012 NetApp became a Platinum Level Sponsor of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer charity that funds pediatric cancer research, and that since 2007 we’ve raised in excess of $3.4 million? That’s right! It’s something that we are proud of and looking to build upon in 2013. Read more about NetApp's hopes for our 2013 St. Baldrick's campaign in this blog post:

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  • Why Support St. Baldricks? 3 Because worldwide a child is diagnosed with cancer every 3 minutes 1 in 5 children diagnosed with cancer will DIE within 5 years Childhood cancer has increased 21% in the last 36 years in 80% of kids with cancer, it has already spread to other areas of the body by the time it is diagnosed Since 2000 more than 250,000 shavees —including more than 26,000 women— have shaved their heads at 6,000 events, raising more than $152M in critical funds for childhood cancer research Filling the Funding Gap for Childhood Cancer Research THE 2011 NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE BUDGET WAS $5.196 billion 3.7%} only went toward childhood cancer research1/2 of allchemotherapies In 20 years the FDA has onlyused for children’scancer are over approved 2 drugs for any25 years old childhood cancer60%of all cancer St. Baldrick’s donors and volunteers have enabled the foundation to fund over survivorsexperience late effectsof treatment $103 million in grants, allowing the foundation to fund more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government Because of St. Baldrick’s funding... ...an idea turns into laboratory work which may develop into a clinical trial which may progress through all four phases of a trial which may contribute to better, less toxic treatments or a cure. The St. Baldrick’s Foundationfunds every stage in the process. The foundationprovides grants to over 200 institutions forlaboratory and clinical research and to help make clinical trials available SOURCES www.cancer.gov/statistics/find www.cancer.org Join the NetApp® effort by volunteering to shave your head or by making a donation.Please visit www.stbaldricks.org/campaigns/netapp