Take action on the most pressing childhood cancer policy issues.
Jazz in June 2019 | Washington, DC
Make plans today to join us Monday, June 17th at the Hamilton in Washington, DC, from 6-8 PM. It will be a terrific evening of music, food, fun, and friends. And you don’t want to miss our silent auction this year — especially foodies, sports fans, and adventurers!
Meet our 2019 Survivor Scholars
We congratulate Amelia Corl and Isha Kunnath, chosen from among a competitive field of applicants as our 2019 scholarship recipients.
Children’s Cause offers an annual opportunity for two childhood cancer survivors to gain valuable cancer advocacy experience. College Scholars agree to complete a project of their choosing related to childhood cancer advocacy.
Formal Report Submitted to FDA
Organizers of a workshop on chemo-induced hearing loss in pediatrics - including Children’s Cause - issued a formal Voice of the Patient report to the FDA in May. This 63-page report summarizes the input provided by patients and caregivers at a Sept. 2018 PFDD meeting.
Join Us: Advocacy Webinar on June 26th
Now that we are six months into the 116th Congress, we want to provide childhood cancer advocates an update on where things stand with various pieces of legislation that could impact children with cancer and childhood cancer survivors, including the CLINICAL TREATMENT Act, the ACE Kids Act, and a survivorship initiative in the works that focuses on transitions to care.
Progress Report: The Latest Childhood Cancer News
May 30 : Promising Early Results from Pediatric MATCH Trial
May 23 : Your Role in Childhood Cancer Research Funding
May 21 : Clinical Trials Save Lives, Advance Progress
recent legislative successes
Giving children with cancer & their families a voice.
We are a strong, clear voice in national debates on research, cancer treatments, healthcare reform and survivorship.
We fight for our children in the highest corridors of power – because someone must.