Register Now – Childhood Cancer Action Days




JUNE 15-16, 2015

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The Sarcoma Foundation of America, a member of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer, is pleased to announce that this year’s Childhood Cancer Action Days in Washington, DC, are scheduled for June 15-16, 2015.

Once again, organizational members of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer will host a two-day event that includes issues and advocacy training, and pre-arranged Capitol Hill visits with Congressional Representatives and their staff. The Alliance’s goal is to provide the childhood cancer community – parents, children, healthcare professionals and others – with the opportunity to visit their Representatives on Capitol Hill and advocate for the important childhood cancer issues currently before Congress.


This year, the training will take place at the Washington Court Hotel.  A limited number of scholarships will be available. Information on how to apply is outlined in the registration information. Hotel Reservations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Washington Court Hotel at a room rate of $249 per night. The hotel will accept reservations on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Hoffman, SFA Senior Manager of Scientific and Government Affairs, at [email protected] or 301-253-8687.


Founded in 2001, the Alliance for Childhood Cancer is a forum of national patient advocacy groups, and medical and scientific organizations. These organizations meet regularly in Washington, DC, to share ideas and concerns and work collaboratively to advance policies leading to improved research, public education, and diagnosis, treatment, supportive care and survivorship for children and adolescents with cancer.

Alliance Full Member Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

American Cancer Society

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 Associate Organizations

American Brain Tumor Association

American Pediatric Surgical Association

American Psychological Association

American Society for Radiation Oncology

Cancer Support Community

Chai Lifeline

Kids v Cancer

National Brain Tumor Society

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Patient Advocate Foundation