A Look at the Medical Issues That Prompt the Most Crowdfunding Efforts in Dallas

Dallas-based crowdfunding campaigns more often target cancer than any other medical-related issue, according to research from the crowdfunding site YouCaring.

The site, one of several that allow individuals to set up pages to ask for donations, fed me some Dallas-specific numbers recently. YouCaring gives us a look at how the campaigns break down by category within Dallas:

45% of fundraisers are for cancer and cancerous tumors

28% for surgical interventions

11% neurological disorders

10% mental health

6% cardiovascular diseases

6% organ transplantation

6% gender and gender transition

6% immunology

2% dentistry

2% reproductive system and infertility

The top Dallas campaign is also cancer-related; a campaign titled, “Join Katie in Her Fight Against Leukemia” raised more than $100,000.


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