Re-Introduction of the STAR Act in the 115th Congress
6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit “Progress and Opportunities in the Fight against Pediatric Cancer” You’re Invited!
As Co-Chairs of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, we write to invite you to the 6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit: "Progress and Opportunities in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer" that will be on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:00 am in the Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) Congressional Auditorium. 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. Other speakers are as follows:
Cary, North Carolina
Representative Michael McCaul
Texas 10th Congressional District
Representative Jackie Speier
California 14th Congressional District
Lee Helman, M.D.
National Cancer Institute
Representative Chris Van Hollen
Maryland 8th Congressional District
Panel 1: Drug Innovation for Kids with Cancer
Roger Jeffs, Ph.D.
Amy Fowler, M.D.|
Dell Children’s Medical Center
Casey Ryan and Lesley Ryan
Panel 2: A Call to Action
Michael Link, M.D.
Stanford School of Medicine
Danielle Leach, MPA
St. Baldrick’s Foundation
The Summit is open to the public and will begin promptly at 9:00 am. For directions to the CVC, please click here.
We hope you will join the Caucus for this exceptional event. For more information please contact Ziky Ababiya (Rep. Van Hollen's office) at (202) 225-5341 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Andy Taylor (Rep. McCaul's office) at (202) 225-2401 or email@example.com.
Chris Van Hollen Michael McCaul
Member of Congress Member of Congress