5th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit Featuring NIH Director Francis Collins

On Friday, September 19, Dr. Francis Collins, the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: "Pediatric Cancer: Major Advances, Major Challenges".
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VIDEO: Welcome to the Childhood Cancer Caucus Website

Rep. McCaul and Rep. Van Hollen: Welcome to the new website of the Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus.
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President Signs McCaul-Butterfield 'Creating Hope Act'

Incentivizes Drug Companies to Develop New Treatments for Children with Rare Pediatric Diseases
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VIDEO: Dennis Quaid Supports the Creating Hope Act

Actor, Dennis Quaid, endorses The Creating Hope Act, which will provide market incentives for pharmaceutical companies to develop childhood cancer and other rare pediatric disease drugs.
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You're Invited to the 5th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit!

Sep 4, 2014 Press Release

On Friday, September 19, the Childhood Cancer Caucus will host its 5th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: "Pediatric Cancer: Major Advances, Major Challenges".

Concerns about Daunorubicin Shortage

Nov 12, 2013 Press Release

Representatives McCaul and Van Hollen send letters to the FDA and Teva Pharmacueticals to seek more information about the ongoing shortage of daunorubicin, an essential therapy in the treatment of leukemia in children.

Progress in Developing First Pediatric Cancer Treatments in Decades Highlights 4th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit

Sep 19, 2013 Press Release

Progress into research and development of the first new pediatric cancer drugs in nearly 30 years was announced at the 4th Annual Congressional Childhood Cancer Summit on Capitol Hill on September 19, 2013.

Caucus Hosts Third Annual Childhood Cancer Summit

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

Leaders from NCI and FDA address the third annual Childhood Cancer Summit to discuss federal efforts to combat childhood cancers.

2013 Childhood Cancer Summit Photos