Mariah Forster Olson, an ACS CAN Ambassador Constituent Team Lead (ACT Lead), traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to share her story as a childhood cancer survivor and to advocate on behalf of other patients and survivors during the 2019 Childhood Cancer Action Days.
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In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Missouri Deputy ACT Lead Allison Johnson shares her experience as a childhood cancer survivor and advocate for the childhood cancer community in a guest blog.
Osteosarcoma survivor Ian Lock and his mom, Kay take us on their journey from Ian's five-year post-treatment appointment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Capitol Hill, where they joined childhood cancer advocates from across the country for the 2016 Childhood Cancer Action Day.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month a month dedicated to honoring youth who have battled cancer and highlighting the work that needs to be done to prevent and treat cancer, while improving the quality of life of patients and survivors.
We're grateful that President Obama signed a presidential proclamation naming September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, focusing national efforts to combat this devastating disease.
Childhood cancer's own superhero "Rumbleman" descended upon Washington, D.C. today joining more than 250 childhood cancer patients, survivors and their families on Capitol Hill.
Did you know that cancer is the leading cause of non-accidental death among children in the U.S. under the age of 15? It's a story of urgency that needs to be shared, and ACS CAN is participating in an exciting event today that is designed to spread that message.