6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit

Childhood Cancer Caucus hosts its 6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: "Fighting Pediatric Cancer
 "Fighting Pediatric Cancer

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) was 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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McCaul-Butterfield 'Creating Hope Act' Now Law

Incentivizes Drug Companies to Develop New Treatments for Children with Rare Pediatric Diseases
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Latest News

7th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: You're Invited!

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

You are invited to the 7th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: "Kids Are Unique: How We Are Facing These Challenges on the Quest for Cures". This year we are pleased to welcome Greg Simon, Executive Director of the Cancer Moonshot Taskforce in the Office of the Vice President as our keynote speaker. The Summit is open to the public.

Van Hollen and McCaul Introduce RACE for Children Act

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

The RACE for Children Act will encourage research into the optimization of pediatric use of a new form of cancer medicine called "molecular target therapy."

6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit “Progress and Opportunities in the Fight against Pediatric Cancer” You’re Invited!

Sep 7, 2015 Press Release

You are invited to the 6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: "Progress and Opportunities in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer". This year we are pleased to welcome Dr. Lee Helman, the Acting Director of National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research, as our keynote speaker. The Summit is open to the public.

McCaul, Van Hollen, Speier, Reed, and Capito Introduce Bipartisan Childhood Cancer STAR Act

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

The Childhood Cancer STAR Act would improve efforts to identify and track childhood cancer incidences, improve the quality of life for childhood cancer survivors, ensure publicly accessible expanded access policies that provide hope for patients who have run out of options, and identify opportunities to expand the research of therapeutics necessary to treat the 15,780 children diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. every year.

5th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit Photos and Video