Press Releases

Sep 20, 2012

Caucus Hosts Third Annual Childhood Cancer Summit

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

Aug 31, 2012

President Obama Proclaims September 2012 as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month, we pay tribute to the families, friends, professionals, and communities who lend their strength to children fighting pediatric cancer.

Jul 9, 2012

'Creating Hope Act' Now Law

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

Sep 22, 2011

Speier-McCaul Introduce Legislation to Improve Treatment of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Issues: Survivorship

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) introduce bipartisan legislation to improve and advance the treatment of childhood cancer survivors.

Sep 20, 2011

Caucus Hosts Second Annual Childhood Cancer Summit

The House Childhood Cancer Caucus hosted its Second Annual Childhood Cancer Summit on September 23, 2011 on Capitol Hill. The Summit featured a panel discussion entitled "The Future of Childhood Cancer Drug Development."

Sep 20, 2011

McCaul-Van Hollen Applaud House Passage of CHGME Reauthorization

Issues: CHGME Funding

McCaul and Van Hollen applaud House passage of H.R. 1852, “The Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2011.”

May 10, 2011

Van Hollen and McCaul Introduce H.Res. 262

Congressmen Van Hollen and McCaul introduce H.Res. 262, Supporting efforts to raise awareness, improve education, and encourage research and treatment of the psychosocial needs of children diagnosed with a childhood cancer.