CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
The Senate subcommittee Health and Human Services is responsible for budgeting cancer research funding. Contact your senator, and urge them to increase funding.
The “big 3” chemotherapy drugs used in Zach’s treatment included:
Methotrexate: developed in 1947
Doxorubicin: developed in the 1960’s
Cisplatin: developed in 1972
Red Robin does fundraising for childhood cancer. Over the last four years, they have raised over $1,000,000 for childhood cancer research.
Aflac has helped raise over $107,000,000 for childhood cancer research
American Childhood Cancer Organization is one of the nation’s largest grassroots organizations dedicated to making the lives of children and families suffering from this disease and its long-term side effects easier.
Teen Cancer America is designed to help hospitals and healthcare professionals bridge the gap between pediatric and adult oncology care. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend, of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band The Who, are the driving force behind this project.
Corporate Angel Network is the only charitable organization whose sole mission is to transport cancer patients to the hospital at which they need to be in order to receive a specialized form of treatment. At no cost to the patient.
Become involved in the community. Here in Arizona, Phoenix Children’s Hospital has an excellent facility.