Children’s Cause hosted a webinar in late June to provide childhood cancer advocates with an advocacy update, now that the 116th Congress has been in session for six months. The webinar covered where things stand with various pieces of legislation that could impact children with cancer and childhood cancer survivors, including research funding, implementation of the STAR Act and ACE Kids Act, progress of the CLINICAL TREATMENT Act, and a survivorship initiative in the works that focuses on transitions of care. On the latter issue, our webinar covered Passport for Care as a model program that has demonstrated success in the area of transitioning from active treatment to long-term survivorship care.Read More
The House of Representatives passed the ACE Kids Act on December 11th!
Now, we push for passage of its companion legislation (S.428) in the Senate before this legislative session comes to a close.
Please join us by sending a letter to your Senators:Read More