About the Film


A child is diagnosed with cancer every 2 minutes. In the United States, childhood cancer is the #1 killer of children[1]. This documentary will take a 360° look at the truth behind childhood cancer from the perspectives of the child themselves, their parents, siblings, doctors, politicians and advocates.


[1]St. Baldrick’s Foundation. About Childhood Cancer. Retrieved from https://www.stbaldricks.org/about-childhood-cancer/


“The Promise” is being produced by NYC/Long Island based production company Risk It Productions and will be a feature length documentary that will focus on a wide range of topics, misconceptions and statistics surrounding childhood cancer. Featured Topics include: Statistics and Common Misconceptions, Treatment, The Effects of Relapse and Remission, Current Research and Promising Drugs, Legislative and Politics Surrounding Childhood Cancer, Advocacy, Aftermath and Sibling Support.