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Month: June 2012

Affordable Health Care Act Upheld by Supreme Court!!

Received today from People Against Childhood Cancer We have two pieces of good news for children and families fighting childhood cancer! First, many of you advocated, wrote, called and fought for the passage of the Creating Hope Act.  Today we are so excited to pass on the news that the Senate passed the bill.  The…
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First Descents Provides Life Changing Experience for Steve G!

From the First Descents Website: “During the First Descents experience, young adult survivors and fighters are empowered through conquering legitimate outdoor challenges to push their limits and face their fears, and by doing so, they are able to regain the confidence and self-efficacy lost to cancer. First Descents places an emphasis on each individual’s experience and provides the right…
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Survivorship: Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Act

Background There are over 350,000 survivors of childhood cancer in the United States today. Two-thirds of these individuals are likely to experience at least one late effect of treatment, and almost one-fourth will face a late effect that is serious or life-threatening. Childhood cancer survivors may face a range of late effects of their disease…
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