Take action on the most pressing childhood cancer policy issues.
Free Childhood Cancer Advocacy Toolkit
Progress in the fight against childhood cancer is made possible when families and friends impacted by a childhood cancer diagnosis share their stories with policymakers who have the power to create real change. This Children's Cause guidebook will give you the tools you need to become an informed, effective advocate for kids with cancer and childhood cancer survivors.
WATERSHED MOMENT: Congress passes the STAR Act!
On May 22nd, the House of Representatives passed the Childhood Cancer STAR Act! We thank our champions on Capitol Hill and each and every one of you who've reached out to your Members of Congress. Every email, tweet, phone call and meeting from the tireless advocates in our community played a part in this monumental victory for our kids.
Patient Focused Drug Development Workshop
The Children's Cause, in partnership with other childhood cancer organizations, is hosting an externally-led Patient Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting on September 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Learn More →
June Webinar : Recording Available
If you were unable to join us on June 27th for our webinar on local and state-level advocacy around childhood cancer policy issues, the recording is now available. In "Advocacy Tools and Tactics," we heard from several advocates about strategies that have worked in communities around the country to achieve policy progress for our kids: Watch Recording →
Progress Report: The Latest Childhood Cancer News
- July 26: August Recess
- July 3: Summer News Round-Up
- June 29: STAR Act Appropriations Update
- June 5: STAR Act Becomes Law
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.