Loved ones gather at the Statehouse to honor children’s lives lost-Pushing for DIPG Awareness Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday afternoon, parents and loved ones gathered at the State House to honor the children they’ve lost to a rare form of childhood cancer.

During the event, organizers pushed for a National DIPG Awareness day, to help with research. DIPG is a type of cancer that has a low survival rate, advocates say.

Experts say 200-400 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with DIPG every year.

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