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Aug 19, 2017, 09:33 ET RACE for Children Act Becomes Law!

Yesterday, the RACE for Children Act became law, ensuring that novel and exciting new cancer drugs will now be developed not only for adults, but...


Aug 03, 2017, 16:38 ET Senate passes the RACE for Children Act!

Today, the U.S. Senate passed the FDA Reauthorization Act and with it, the RACE for Children Act. Now, new cancer drugs will be developed not only...


Aug 01, 2016, 09:32 ET NATURE, leading scientific journal, supports RACE for Children Act to update PREA to children with cancer

Kids v Cancer welcomes NATURE's editorial in support of the RACE for Children Act (S.3239, H.R. 5858) to champion the development of promising cancer ...


Jul 14, 2016, 05:53 ET Congress Tackles #1 Disease Killer of Children

The game-changing bill that addresses the number one disease killer of children, Research to Accelerate Cures and Equity for Children Act (RACE for...


Feb 19, 2016, 10:00 ET Kids v Cancer is #4 of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Not-For-Profit

Kids v Cancer received honors from Fast Company as #4 of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2016 in Not-For-Profit, joining other honorees...


Feb 04, 2016, 08:00 ET The Pediatric Cancer Community Applauds New FDA Opioid Policy

Pediatric cancer families and advocates all over America are pleased to learn that the United States Food and Drug Administration will embark on a...


Mar 23, 2015, 08:56 ET Kids v Cancer Announces "The Advancing Hope Act" To Reauthorize The Pediatric Priority Review Voucher Program

Kids v Cancer is pleased to announce that today, Representatives GK Butterfield, Mike McCaul, Chris Van Hollen, Mike Kelly and Steve Cohen have...


Mar 10, 2015, 04:42 ET Kids v Cancer Congratulates United Therapeutics on Receiving Priority Review Voucher Through the Creating Hope Act

Kids v Cancer is pleased to announce that today, United Therapeutics was awarded a Rare Pediatric Priority Review Voucher for Unituxin that treats...


Nov 20, 2014, 11:02 ET 125 Million Reasons to Develop Drugs for Kids with Cancer

Kids v Cancer is pleased to announce that a second priority review voucher was just sold by Knights Therapeutics to Gilead for $125 million. Priority ...


Sep 08, 2014, 11:21 ET Do Kids with Cancer Deserve Drugs?

As we mark the fourth annual observance of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Kids v Cancer celebrates recent achievements in pediatric drug...


Jul 10, 2012, 04:11 ET Kids v Cancer Applauds the President's Signing of the Creating Hope Act as Part of the FDA Reauthorization

President Obama signed the Creating Hope Act as part of the Food and Drug Reauthorization Act of 2012. The Creating Hope Act is the first...


Aug 06, 2010, 01:57 ET Kids v Cancer Supports the 'Creating Hope Act of 2010' S.3697

Kids v Cancer applauds Senators Sam Brownback (R-KS), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Al Franken (D-MN) for their dedication to curing childhood diseases...