Childhood Cancer Advocates go to
Capitol Hill to Fight for Improved Care

Beth Parker

WASHINGTON - Seven-year-old Brooke Mulford is from Salisbury, Md. Her favorite part of a few days in D.C. is "going to the doll shop." With her new American Girl Doll at her side, Brooke and her mother, Amy, are on Capitol Hill talking about their fight against cancer.

"Your job is to protect your children and that's something you just can't protect them from," says Amy.

Jennifer Cullen Meyer came from Gaithersburg, Md. Her daughter, Alexandra, was diagnosed at age three. Alexandra died just eight weeks ago.

"I feel like if I were to just sit by and be sad, that it wouldn't honor her," says Cullen Meyer.

So this mom, who is also a cancer epidemiologist, met with her congressman, Chris Van Hollen. They are pushing for bills that would make treatments less toxic and more tailored... Read more.

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