Advocacy Forum

The CAC2 website presents Members with the opportunity to share their feelings about advocating for our kids. The views expressed by our individual Members are theirs alone and do not necessarily represent an endorsed position of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2).

The Blue Ribbon Panel Report and Pediatric Cancer

The Blue Ribbon Panel Report and Pediatric Cancer

October 3, 2016 Earlier this year, as part of Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot initiative, the White House established a Blue Ribbon Panel of experts to report on the current challenges and opportunities facing cancer research.  In this CAC2 Research Interest Group webinar for September1 2016, CAC2 welcomed Blue Ribbon Panel members Dr. Peter Adamson (Chair of the Children’s […] Read On »
“Am I going to die?”–Reflections of a Survivor

“Am I going to die?”–Reflections of a Survivor

August 25, 2016 I remember ‘that day’ like it was yesterday. The sun was shining on a beautiful spring day in Virginia as my mom and I sat quietly in a hospital room waiting for an oncologist to pay us a visit. I was admitted just days before for a series of lab work and tests that reduced […] Read On »
STAR Act Co-Sponsor Map

STAR Act Co-Sponsor Map

March 5, 2016 Thanks to the many-faceted efforts in the childhood cancer community, the STAR Act has reached a tipping point (173 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives as of March 3, 2016).  This is an important milestone in moving the bill through the legislative process.  In March the focus is to push for even more co-sponsors, with a strong emphasis on Members […] Read On »
CAC2 April Advocacy Call–Agenda & Feb. meeting notes

CAC2 April Advocacy Call–Agenda & Feb. meeting notes

April 7, 2014 CAC2 ADVOCACY CALL- Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:00pm EST Dial-in Number: 605-781-1000, Participant Access Code: 630468# Agenda: Introduction/Roll call (12:00-12:03) CAC2 Mission & Purpose for CAC2 Bi-Monthly Advocacy Calls (12:03-12:05) Nancy Goodman ([email protected]), Kids V Cancer Upcoming Events & Meetings (12:05-12:25) Curefest – September 21, 2014Mike Gillette ([email protected]), The Truth 365Childhood Cancer Action Day – […] Read On »
CAC2 Advocacy Conference Call Notes from February 4

CAC2 Advocacy Conference Call Notes from February 4

Joe Baber--TNCI   |   February 11, 2014 The third CAC2 Advocacy call was held on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 12:00 Noon. Nancy Goodman was the moderator with approximately thirty plus participants.  Joe Baber was the scribe and provided these notes (Thanks, Joe!).   The group agreed that going forward the mission of The CAC2 Advocacy Call would to provide a venue […] Read On »

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