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Our Analysis: Impact of the Midterm Elections on Childhood Cancer Policy
The 2018 midterm elections have implications for children with cancer at both the federal and state levels. As we begin to shape our policy priorities for the coming year, we explore the current landscape of childhood cancer policy by diving into issues like pre-existing conditions, prescription drug costs and Medicaid in more detail.
An Impactful Awareness Month in DC
The childhood cancer community came together for a series of powerful, action-oriented events in September to recognize 2018’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Among the highlights: an Externally-Led Patient Focused Drug Development workshop on chemotherapy-induced hearing loss in pediatrics; Childhood Cancer Summit on Capitol Hill; and CureFest on the National Mall.
Julia Rowland, PhD, Receives Rosen Research Award
The Leonard M. Rosen Memorial Research Award is presented annually at the Children’s Cause Cocktail Reception in New York City. This year, Children’s Cause was proud to present the 3rd Annual Rosen Award to Julia Rowland, PhD, formerly the Director of the Office of Cancer Survivorship at the NCI. She is widely recognized as a national and international scholar, researcher and leader in the psychosocial aspects of cancer care broadly and cancer survivorship specifically.
Your change can be THE change!
The RoundUp App allows you to automatically donate the change from your credit or debit card transactions to Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy. Your small change - the “round up” from your purchases - makes a big difference for us by providing a critical source of consistent support that allows us to do our work.
Progress Report: The Latest Childhood Cancer News
- Oct 30: Managing the Financial Stress of Childhood Cancer
- Sept. 19: Awareness Month Updates from Washington
- September 13: Chemo-Induced Hearing Loss in Pediatrics Meeting
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.