[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Resolution in the House to Regocnize Prostate Cancer

H.Res. 348: Expressing support for designation of September 2013 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”. New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and let you know what you … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1293: Taxpayers’ Cancer Research Funding Act of 2013 Gains Support

H.R. 1293: Taxpayers’ Cancer Research Funding Act of 2013 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish and provide a checkoff for a Breast and Prostate Cancer Research Fund, and for other purposes. New Cosponsor: Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Preventative Services Task Force Recomendations & Prostate Cancer

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  S.Res. 251: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Preventive Services Task Force should reevaluate its recommendations against prostate-specific antigen-based screening for prostate cancer for men in all age groups in cons Sponsor: Sen. Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions [R-AL] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] S. 516: PROSTATE Act

S. 516: PROSTATE Act – A bill to reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research, and identification of best practices in patient education and outreach particularly with respect to underserved racial, ethnic and … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] S. 516 Reducing Disparities in Prostate Cancer

S. 516: A bill to reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research. This bill’s text is now available. http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s516/text?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack/email_update&utm_medium=email To review on Thomas: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s516?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack%2Femail_update&utm_medium=email# Need help finding your legislators?  Find your representatives: http://www.opencongress.org/people/zipcodelookup

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] S. 516 Reducing Disparities in Prostate Cancer Introduced

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Introduced S. 516: A bill to reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research, and Sponsor: Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It … Continue reading

Steven Page Putting the MO in MO-vember

Steven Page Putting the MO in MO-vember #movember