[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act

H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act To establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. New Cosponsor: Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] New Cosponsor: Rep. Timothy Walz [D-MN1] Thank you to the newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] AYA Cancer Research & Programming

H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act – To establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act – Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY2018 cancer research programs under the Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act

H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act – To establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. New Cosponsor: Rep. Spencer Bachus [R-AL6] New Cosponsor: Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] New Cosponsor: Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] New Cosponsor: Rep. James Himes [D-CT4] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Quality of Life Act

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 2058: Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Quality of Life Act of 2013 – To improve and enhance research and programs on childhood cancer survivorship, and for other purposes. New Cosponsor: Rep. Spencer Bachus [R-AL6] New Cosponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] New Cosponsor: Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1] New Cosponsor: Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] Thank … Continue reading

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The most common cancers in children are different from the most common cancers in adults. More than half of childhood cancers are leukemias and cancers of the brain and central nervous system. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, visit the National Cancer Institute to: Get information about cancer types Learn about research into causes and treatment … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act

H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act:  To establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and let you know what … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 2058: Research & Programs for Childhood Cancer Survivorship

H.R. 2058: To improve and enhance research and programs on childhood cancer survivorship, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and let you know what … Continue reading

Next year, Barbie’s world of Malibu dream houses, beauty salons and fast cars will include Chemo.

  When I was a kid I loved Barbie.  I really did.  She had nice clothes, great friends and like me, could never find both of her shoes.  She was a transitional doll.  There comes a time in a little girl’s life (in the 70’s mind you) when playing cumbersome baby dolls becomes sophomoric.  Barbie … Continue reading