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Announcing the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2)

On June 19, 2013 People Against Childhood Cancer (PAC2) joined with nearly 40 other childhood cancer organizations at the inaugural meeting…

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0 Aug 14, 2013

Childhood Cancer - Long-Term Outcomes (Sept 2015 Update)

Dear PAC2, Childhood cancer statistics can be confusing. Any statistics can hide or distort the truth, and even the statistics we trust may…

Started by PAC2

2 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Angela

NCI Funding of Childhood Cancer Research -- Why?

Seventy-one years ago today, this nation was attacked. It was a surprise attack. Many brave young warriors died. The Greatest Generation re…

Started by PAC2

5 Sep 23, 2012
Reply by Carol Quinton Ishizeki

NCI Director Varmus: "we’re making a pretty good effort" against childhood cancer....

The Senate HHS Appropriations Committee convened a hearing today (May 11, 2011) on the FY12 budget for the National Institutes of Health. N…

Started by PAC2

5 Jun 20, 2012
Reply by Michael Wells

Findings from the Report on Pediatric Cancer Hospitalizations, 2009

The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP, pronounced "H-Cup") is a family of health care databases and related software tools and…

Started by PAC2

0 May 16, 2012

updated: lies, damned lies and statistics........

We have tried to make the original 2008 "lies, damn lies and statistics" post a bit more user-friendly.  Our post also explains the quote f…

Started by AJs Dad

20 May 1, 2012
Reply by Brian Todd Selden

PAC2 Response to The American Cancer Society's Post - Bald Barbie Demand is an Over-Reach

Dear American Cancer Society, for your convenience we have compiled some additional responses to your article “Bald Barbie Demand is an Ov…

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1 Jan 18, 2012
Reply by Kathi Clarke

FY 2012 Appropriations for Childhood Cancer

The Senate sign-on letter in support of funding for pediatric cancer programs in FY12 is below.  The letter was sent over today to the Sena…

Started by AJs Dad

2 Jun 11, 2011
Reply by Theresa M. Collins

NCI's Pediatric Cancer Research and Pediatric Cancer-Related Activities Report (July 2010)

Remember the Caroline Pryce Walker Childhood Cancer Act? Seems like it’s been a long time since it was passed as Public Law in 2008, author…

Started by AJs Dad

3 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by kathy bisignano

Excess Mortality

The PAC2 Report on the 2010 Pediatric Cancer Caucus highlighted a discussion by Dr. Melissa Hudson - Director, Cancer Survivorship Division…

Started by AJs Dad

1 Feb 17, 2011
Reply by AJs Dad


Coalition Against Childhood Cancer

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