LLS’s Office of Public Policy (OPP) supports a policy agenda aimed at breaking down barriers patients face in accessing care and accelerating the development of new treatments for cancer. As part of these efforts, OPP actively pursues policies to help all cancer patients, including children, adolescents and young adults.
“Advancing research in pediatric cancer and improving quality of life for childhood cancer survivors are at the core of LLS’s mission,” said Gwen L. Nichols, MD, LLS’s chief medical officer. “The Childhood Cancer STAR Act will have a powerful impact for childhood cancer patients, survivors and their families.
- Gwen L. Nichols, MD, Chief Medical Officer