See also our related blog for the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Initiative.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Legislation and Childhood Cancer

Groups like CureSearch, foundations and individuals approach childhood cancer advocacy through hard work in lobbying for executive and legislative initiative that improve the research and care of childhood cancer patients.  One example is that September is "Childhood Cancer Awareness Month" by Presidential Proclamation.  Nancy Goodman is a childhood cancer parent and founder of who regularly lobbies on behalf of childhood cancer causes.  Another advocacy group for increasing drug availability for cancer patients is the Abigail Alliance.  These groups certainly deserve our thanks and support in their efforts.  
[ 9/15/10   For a touching story about a little girl named Joanna whose memory is bringing awareness and rallying a community around childhood cancer patients, click here.  ]
[ 9/16/10   See Nancy Goodman's testimony before the House at ]