ACCO advocacy initiatives and information about legislation that impacts children with cancer and their families.


Response needed

  • By dleach · Posted April 3, 2014
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  • **URGENT** Immediate response needed! Any family who has had a successful or unsuccessful attempt to get access to a drug for compassionate use. Please contact Ruth Hoffman this morning as soon as possible ...

Family Perspectives from those who have been touched by childhood cancer

  • By MomtoMarleigh · Posted March 26, 2014
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  • The American Childhood Cancer Organization continues to extend the opportunity to parents and family members of children who have been touched by cancer to write about their experiences for a new book ...

Contribution of Family Perspectives for New Pediatric Palliative Care Book

  • By MomtoMarleigh · Posted March 10, 2014
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  • The American Childhood Cancer Organization, with sponsorship and support from the ACS is continuing to gather parent and family perspectives for its new book on the topic of pediatric palliative care ...

ACCO Family Perspectives

  • By MomtoMarleigh · Posted February 28, 2014
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  • The American Childhood Cancer Organization had decided to expand the opportunity for writing for its new book on pediatric palliative care to children with cancer and to siblings in addition to parents ...

Hospital Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) and the Drug Shortages

  • By nycphil · Posted November 24, 2013
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  • PhysiciansAgainstDrugShortages (PADS) is a grassroots coalition working pro bono to expose the role of anticompetitive hospital group purchasing (GPO) contracting practices, self-dealing, and kickbacks ...

In need of ostomy surgeries numbers

  • By SammyandRhonda · Posted October 22, 2013
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  • I am wondering if anybody can help me. I am ostomy patient and now have my very own stoma along with the un-scheduled output to prove it. I have been trying to trace down numbers of ostomy patents in ...

Kids with Cancer

  • By blessings2010 · New reply December 22, 2012
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  • There is a kids cancer support group that needs 45,000 "Likes" on their Facebook page by Christmas Day, so that they can get a $25,000 donation. You don't have to pay anything. You simply have to go to ...

New to this group- Hello

  • By MsJearl · Posted September 25, 2012
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  • Hello new to this group I am Jearlean from Maryland. I was diagnosed with a rare from of vaginal cancer(Rhabdomyosarcoma) at the age of 3 years old. As a result I have permanent ileostomy and urostomy ...

Addressing the Methotrexate Drug Shortage

  • By ADnea · New reply February 17, 2012
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  • Hello Everyone. As many of you have heard, we are currently facing a very serious shortage of the drug Methotrexate, which is used to treat ALL. Without proper supplies of this drug, children across the ...

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