The STAR Act of 2015 passed the House of Representatives unanimously in 2016, but did not clear the Senate before the Session ended
This bipartisan legislation will advance pediatric cancer research and child-focused cancer treatments, while also improving childhood cancer surveillance and providing enhanced resources for survivors. We need your help to push it through this year!
You can download a summary of the bill here.
The Childhood Cancer STAR Act is the most comprehensive childhood cancer legislation ever taken up by Congress. Help us achieve its passage in the 115th Congress by writing your Members of Congress to ask them to co-sponsor the bill and push for a committee hearing in both the House and the Senate.