Press Releases

May 23, 2018

STAR Act Heads to President’s Desk

This bill addresses the four major concerns facing the pediatric cancer community: Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research, and will elevate and prioritize the fight against childhood cancer at the National Institute of Health (NIH).

Feb 7, 2017

Childhood Cancer Caucus Re-Introduces Childhood Cancer STAR Act

Re-Introduction of the STAR Act in the 115th Congress

Dec 6, 2016

McCaul, Van Hollen, Speier Childhood Cancer Bill Passes U.S. House

Caucus Members Applaud Passage of Critical Bill, Encourage Senate to Take Action

Nov 30, 2016

Childhood Cancer Provisions Pass U.S. House

With the passage of the 21st Century Cures Bill in the U.S. House, cancer research received a major boost while critical childhood cancer provisions have passed while others were extended.

Sep 14, 2016

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

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.

Jul 14, 2016

Van Hollen and McCaul Introduce RACE for Children Act

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."