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#KeepUsCovered – Keep Children with Cancer Covered Take action now using the quick and easy link below and let your U.S. Senators know the healthcare bill proposed yesterday will threaten the lives of children battling cancer. One-third of all children Read more ›

Ken Wegner President of ACCO

Ken Wegner, President of The Jel Sert Company, becomes the Board President of the American Childhood Cancer Organization. The American Childhood Cancer Organization is proud to announce the appointment of Ken Wegner as their Board President. Ken joins the board Read more ›

2017 IARC Report

The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) is very pleased to announce the release of a major new online report on childhood cancer by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). This new report previews a comprehensive and wide-reaching survey Read more ›

Football Great, Rod Smith, Helps Local Rock Bottom Support Childhood Cancer

FORMER BRONCOS FOOTBALL GREAT, ROD SMITH, JOINS ROCK BOTTOM RESTAURANTS TO SUPPORT KIDS WITH CANCER Former Football Player Ring of Famer, WR Rod Smith, is joining Downtown Denver Rock Bottom Restaurant on Wednesday, December 7th, to support national and local Read more ›

House approves the 21st Century Cures Act, sending landmark bill to Senate

ACCO is excited to inform our constituency that the U.S. House of Representatives today approved the 21st Century Cures Act, by a vote of 392-26.  This important legislation includes $4.8 billion supplemental funding for the NIH over the next 10 Read more ›

Light Up the Holidays with Hope with the 2016 National Childhood Cancer Awareness Tree!

2016 National Childhood Cancer Awareness Tree ACCO is very pleased and excited to announce that the 2016 National Childhood Awareness Tree will be proudly displayed this holiday season at Marina Park in Newport Beach, California. The 23-foot-high tree honoring children Read more ›

Presidential Proclamation – National Childhood Cancer Awareness

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 1, 2016 NATIONAL CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION More than Read more ›

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2016

Today marks the beginning of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, September 2016 Each September we hope to raise much needed awareness for childhood cancer and we can’t do that without your help. To start, please take a moment to share this Read more ›

Update on the STAR Act

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is here and the STAR Act needs your help! What could be a better way to kick off September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month than adding your support to the most comprehensive childhood cancer bill ever Read more ›

Atlanta Law Firm Announces New Leukemia Scholarship Winner

Atlanta law firm, John Foy & Associates, announced their first winner of a bi-annual “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship. Christopher Gitter, 18, a Mendota Heights, MN, resident was awarded the first “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship. Chris will use the $1,000 as an incoming college Read more ›