Congressional Pediatric Cancer Caucus to Host its Inagural Summit on Childhood Cancer


The Congressional Pediatric Cancer Caucus will be hosting its inaugural Childhood Cancer Summit on September 16, 2010 from 9am -10:30am in 2325 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.   

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer and Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy are delighted to be hosting a breakfast in honor of the Pediatric Cancer Caucus prior to the Summit. 

Please encourage your U.S. House Representative and their staff to attend this important Summit in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness month and to learn more about the critical issues affecting childhood cancer patients and their families.  

The Congressional Pediatric Cancer Caucus 
CHILDHOOD CANCER PANEL DISCUSSION
 
Thursday, September 16, 20102325 Rayburn House Office Building
9:00 am – 10:30 am
 
The Pediatric Cancer Caucus and a distinguished panel of experts will discuss the research, treatments, and impact of childhood cancer.  These participants will address current legislation that promotes drug development and survivorship, as well as needed advancements in the field of
childhood cancer to better treat and prevent this disease.
 
Confirmed Panelists:
 

Dr. Peter Adamson
Chair
Children’s Oncology Group
 
Dr. Eugenie Kleinerman
Head, Division of Pediatrics
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
 
Dr. Susan Blaney
Deputy Director
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
 
Dr. Melissa HudsonDirector, Cancer Survivorship Division
 St. Jude Children’s Hospital
 
Dr. Kevin Oeffinger
Director, Adult Long-Term Follow-Up Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
 
Dr. Susan Weiner
Founder
Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy
 

Nancy Goodman
Founder
Kids V Cancer
 

RSVP: Laura Bunten at laura.bunten@mail.house.gov or 202-225-2401 

  

Shelby Hammond
Communications Manager
Email Shelby
(240) 235-2205



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