The Childrens Cause for Cancer Advocacy (CCCA), founded in 1999 as The Childrens Cause, Inc., was established to take a leadership role in advocacy and training on national issues affecting childhood cancer.
We work closely with leaders in the National Cancer Institute, the Food and Drug Administration, Congress and the pharmaceutical industry to make a difference in the pace and efficiency of getting new treatments to children. We fill a strategic national gap, by advancing policy and system improvements with a sense of urgency from families and survivors that childhood cancer must be eradicated.
CCCA is dedicated to monitoring, advocating and disseminating information about vital national issues facing children with cancer and their families. CCCA is supported by corporate and foundation grants, and by caring friends and families. Our efforts focus on the day when childhood cancer will no longer be the leading disease killer of our children.
Mission: The Childrens Cause for Cancer Advocacy (CCCA) is the leading national advocacy organization working to achieve access to less toxic and more effective pediatric cancer therapies; to expand resources for research and specialized care; and to address the unique needs and challenges of childhood cancer survivors and their families. CCCA leads efforts to ensure that these needs and perspectives of children with cancer are integrated into the highest deliberations on health care and cancer policy at the Federal level.
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