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2013 Childhood Cancer Action Day in Washington, DC

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 12:00pm

This year, members of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer will once again host a two-day event that includes issues and advocacy training, and pre-arranged Capitol Hill visits with Congressional representatives and their staff. 

Our goal:  to provide the childhood cancer community - parents, children, and others - with the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill and advocate for the important childhood cancer issues currently before Congress. 

Event Details:

  • Monday, June 17, 1:00 – 6:30 p.m. training and issues presentation
  • Tuesday, June 18, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kick-off and Hill visits
  • Event Participation: Online registration opens Monday April 15th. 
  • Hotel Reservations:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Residence Inn Old Town South Carlyle, at a room rate of $218 per night.  The hotel will accept reservations on a first-come first-served basis. Phone: 703-549-1155
  • Transportation to/from Childhood Cancer Action Day is the responsibility of those attending.

Alliance Full Member Organizations:
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
American Childhood Cancer Organization
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Association of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Nurses
Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers
B+ Foundation
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy
Children’s Oncology Group
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
National Children’s Cancer Society
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Sarcoma Foundation of America
Society of Pediatric Psychology
St. Baldrick’s Foundation  

Alliance Partner Organizations:
American Pediatric Surgical Association
American Psychological Association
American Society for Radiation Oncology
Cancer Support Community
Chai Lifeline
Livestrong Foundation
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Patient Advocate Foundation


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