Let’s imagine a world without childhood cancers!
CAC2 effectively advances a variety of childhood cancer causes by unifying the childhood cancer community through broad-based coordinated action and collaboration that leverages the strengths and expertise of its individual members and minimizes duplication of effort.
What are the benefits of joining CAC2?
There are many benefits to joining CAC2. The primary benefit to you is the opportunity to establish stronger relationships and increased trust for coordinated action and collaboration with other groups and individuals who advocate for children with cancer. Other benefits include:
- Increased information‐sharing: who’s doing what, successes, best practices, opportunities to work together
- Stronger capability to facilitate coordinated action across the community
- More comprehensive, readily available information on research and treatment projects funded by members
- Better, faster access to information and resources for patient and family support
- Enhanced integration of national and grass‐roots advocacy efforts
- Optimal use of valuable human resources for collaborative initiatives
How do childhood cancer patients, survivors, and their families benefit from CAC2?
- One‐stop source of information on organizations providing services and resources to patients, their families, and others in their support networks
- Reduced frustration in finding important information and organizations that can help in the face of overwhelming situations
- Enhanced levels and types of support and resources for patients, survivors, and their families and friends
- Accelerated advances in research and treatment ‐‐ more targeted, less toxic therapies,and eventually, cures for childhood cancers
What membership categories are there?
There are two classes of Voting Members:
- Organization Membership – For childhood cancer organizations and coalitions and notfor‐profit organizations with a primary interest in childhood cancer issues.
- Individual Membership – For individuals (advocates, doctors, nurses, scientists, etc.) not currently serving on the board or staff of any member organization.