In the United States, cancer is the number one disease killer of children. Yet pediatric cancer isn’t exclusive to America; it’s a global epidemic that affects more than 300,000 children around the world.
Today we—along with Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy Lance Leggitt, Assistant Secretary of Health Brett Giroir, M.D., Director of the National Cancer Institute Dr. Norman “Ned” Sharpless, and over 200 advocates—took part in a call with the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the President’s childhood cancer initiative.
Dear Fellow Cancer Mama, Do you ever feel like you’ve been blind-sided by your child’s diagnosis? Do you ever feel like things are out of your control, like the world is spinning fast but everything in your life has ground to some kind of nightmarish crawl?