Ask Congress to Support Childhood Cancer Issues
With Congress poised to pass sweeping FDA reform, childhood cancer advocates visiting Capitol Hill next week in conjunction with Childhood Cancer Action Day are doing so at an especially critical time to present the following issues to legislators:
You can support this effort by sending a message to your members of Congress using the form below (and ask your family, friends, and colleagues to do the same).
Let’s work together to send thousands of messages to Capitol Hill on behalf of the 13,500 children who are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States.
On behalf of Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy and the Alliance for Childhood Cancer, thank you for your support!
About the Alliance for Childhood Cancer
Founded in 2001, the Alliance for Childhood Cancer is a forum of national patient advocacy groups, and medical and scientific organizations. These organizations meet regularly in Washington DC to share ideas and concerns and work collaboratively to advance policies leading to improved research, public education, and diagnosis, treatment, supportive care and survivorship for children and adolescents with cancer.
Members of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer include:
American Academy of Pediatrics Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
American Cancer Society Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy
American Childhood Cancer Organization Children's Oncology Group
American Pediatric Surgical Association CureSearch National Childhood Cancer
American Psychological Association Foundation/Hope Street Kids
American Society for Radiation Oncology Lance Armstrong Foundation
American Society of Clinical Oncology Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology National Children's Cancer Society
Association of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Nurses National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers Patient Advocate Foundation
B+ Foundation Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Cancer Support Community Sarcoma Foundation of America
Chai Lifeline Society of Pediatric Psychology
St. Baldrick's Foundation