Action Alert: Childhood Cancer STAR Act

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Action Alert: Childhood Cancer STAR Act

  UPDATE: On March 22, 2018, The United States Senate passed the STAR Act!  Now the legislation moves on to the House for consideration.  Please contact your Representative to ask them to pass the STAR Act.    We need your help! Time is running out for Congress to take up The Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act. The STAR Act would expand opportunities for childhood cancer research, improve efforts to identify and track childhood cancer incidences, enhance the quality of life for childhood cancer survivors, and ensure publicly accessible expanded access policies that provide hope for patients…  Read More »

Take Action: Childhood Cancer STAR Act

  UPDATE 12/9/2016: Thank you to all of the advocates who reached out to their Senators to urge passage of the STAR Act. Unfortunately, a vote in the Senate will not take place this year. This is not the end, as the effort will begin again in 2017.   UPDATE: On December 6, 2016, the US House of Representatives passed the STAR Act. Now the US Senate must act before they adjourn at the end of this week! We need your help to make this happen. You can take action by: Calling your Senator and asking them to pass the STAR…  Read More »

Action Alert: #CancerVoice Action Day on Twitter

The Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) is joining with other cancer advocacy organizations through the One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) alliance for a Twitter action day on Tuesday, December 6. The point of this action day is to urge Members of Congress to include the Cancer Moonshot funding provided from the 21st Century Cures Act in a FY 2017 Continuing Resolution (CR). It is critical that we make every effort to ensure that the funds for the Cancer Moonshot are included in the CR so that the research proposals in the Blue Ribbon Panel report can be funded without further delay. We…  Read More »