Faces of childrens cancer

WHAT IF

we focused as much effort on solving cancer for children as we do on solving cancer for adults?

What we do

The Kids Act/RACE for Children Act

RACE FOR CHILDREN ACT, 21 USC 355c

WHAT IF drugs developed for adults with cancer were also developed for kids?
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The Creating Hope Act

THE CREATING HOPE ACT, 21 USC 360ff

WHAT IF there were drugs specially developed for children with life-threatening illnesses?
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Compassionate Use Navigator

COMPASSIONATE USE NAVIGATOR

WHAT IF we could save a child by helping obtain an investigational drug?
888-644-2132

 

Tissue Donation

TISSUE DONATION

WHAT IF we could help pediatric cancer investigators get the tissue they need to succeed in their research?
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Trial Eligibility

KIDS' ELIGIBILITY FOR TRIALS

WHAT IF children were included on adult cancer trials when it was medically appropriate?
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Take action

Donate

Please donate online. Checks can be sent to: Kids v Cancer, 3500 Macomb St. NW, Washington D.C. 20016.

819-243-3550

Help families seek compassionate use access to new drugs or donate autopsy tissue for research.

Youth Advocacy Days

Join us for Advocacy Days on Capitol Hill.  See photos and sign-up909-993-4289

Tell Your Story 

Have you or a sibling had cancer? We'd love to include (971) 718-0525 for members of Congress.

LEGISLATIVE YEARBOOK 2017

Learn about pediatric cancer legislative initiatives.

Build Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Join us in September at CureFest on the National Mall. See 773-687-2085 2017.

Our stories


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Recent news

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The new law doesn’t change a fundamental reality about compassionate use: the biggest hurdle is persuading a drug company to agree to provide access. deutobromide

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The lack of knowledge and paucity of support in the application process are immediate actionable barriers to wider utilization of compassionate use in pediatric oncology. (803) 691-3176

 

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Watch a 9 min. video: Nancy Goodman speaks about creating incentives for the industry to develop cancer drugs for children at the joint conference of the Yale Law School, Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. 919-629-1110

(707) 670-2865

A video on how Kids v Cancer is creating incentives and requirements for companies to undertake pediatric studies. more

Recognition of our work