[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Breast Cancer Patient Education Act

H.R. 1984: Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2013 – To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options. Breast Cancer Patient … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] AYA Cancer Research & Programming

H.R. 2607: Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act – To establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act – Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY2018 cancer research programs under the Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Improving Cancer Treatment Act

H.R. 1661: Improving Cancer Treatment Education Act of 2013 – To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education under the Medicare program and to provide for research to improve cancer symptom management. Improving Cancer Treatment Education Act of 2013 – Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Breast Cancer Patient Education Act Gains Support in House & Senate

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 1984: Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2013 To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options. New Cosponsor: … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] S. 931 Amendment to Public Health Service Act

S. 931: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial … Continue reading