THE MORGAN CENTER is a one-of-a-kind program for preschool-age children battling cancer. Studies have shown that 90 percent of brain development happens during a child's first five years. Moreover, the lack of early childhood socialization and education opportunities can cause long-term behavioral and cognitive difficulties. In 2003 THE MORGAN CENTER, a program for preschool-age children with cancer was founded by the parents of a two-year-old cancer patient in New York named Morgan. THE MORGAN CENTER is the first program of its kind in the United States for preschool-age children battling cancer.