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USSR253IntroA resolution supporting the designation of May 2021 as "National Cancer Research Month".
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2021-06-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 5/27/2021 CR S3905)
USHR436IntroSupporting State, local, and community initiatives to encourage parents, teachers, camp counselors, and childcare professionals to take measures to prevent sunburns in the minors they care for, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives...
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2021-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR404IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of DIPG Awareness Day. DIPG is diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a terminal childhood brain cancer.
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2021-05-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR391IntroSupporting the designation of July 21, 2021, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".
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2021-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR210IntroA resolution designating July 21, 2021, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".
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2021-05-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2496; text: CR S2492)
USHR372IntroExpressing support for the designation of May as "National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month".
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2021-05-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1585IntroIncludes veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands between January 1, 1977, and December 31, 1980, as radiation-exposed veterans for purposes of the Department of Veterans Affairs presumption of service-connec...
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2021-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1126IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1317IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB565IntroIncludes veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands between January 1, 1977, and December 31, 1980, as radiation-exposed veterans for purposes of the Department of Veterans Affairs presumption of service-connec...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB952IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1151IntroIncludes veterans who participated in the cleanup of radioactive materials at Palomares, Spain, as radiation-exposed veterans for purposes of the Department of Veterans Affairs presumption of service-connection for specified cancers. Under a presumpt...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1116IntroA bill to amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that a disability or death of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by any of certain diseases is the result of the performance of such employees dut...
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2021-04-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2499IntroTo amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that a disability or death of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by any of certain diseases is the result of the performance of such employees duty, and ...
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2021-04-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1273IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct an epidemiological study and report on the prevalence of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) in veterans who served in the Vietnam theater of operations during the Vietnam era. The study s...
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2021-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1067IntroProhibits private health insurance plans from imposing higher cost-sharing requirements on breast cancer diagnostic examinations than initial breast cancer screening examinations. Diagnostic examinations are generally required after an initial screen...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2257IntroTo establish a presumption of occupational disease for certain employees at the Department of Energy, to refine the definition of compensable illnesses, to establish a research program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2210IntroRequires the share of federal funds for cancer research that is allocated to pediatric cancer research to equal the percentage of the U.S. population that is under the age of 18.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2216IntroTo provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1025IntroA bill to establish a presumption of occupational disease for certain employees at the Department of Energy, to refine the definition of compensable illnesses, to establish a research program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1063IntroA bill to provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB612IntroExpands a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atmospheric nuclear testing and subsequently developed specified cancers. Under current law, the program compensates, among others, individuals who were present in a de...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR242IntroRaising awareness of the racial disparities in the impact of colorectal cancer on the Black community.
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2021-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1946IntroProvides for Medicare coverage and payment for multi-cancer early detection screening tests that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration and that are used to screen for cancer across many cancer types.
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2021-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB699IntroA bill to require a review of women and lung cancer, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1800IntroTo require a review of women and lung cancer, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR209IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2021-03-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1655IntroProvides for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests.
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2021-03-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB538IntroExpands a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atmospheric nuclear testing and subsequently developed specified cancers. It also extends for five additional years the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund. Unde...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR185IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day. Triple-negative breast cancer is a distinct form of cancer that does not have the hormone and protein receptors commonly found in breast cancer. As a...
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2021-03-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1512IntroTo build a clean and prosperous future by addressing the climate crisis, protecting the health and welfare of all Americans, and putting the Nation on the path to a net-zero greenhouse gas economy by 2050, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB1550IntroSupports efforts to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates and otherwise prevent and treat cervical cancer and other cancers associated with that virus. Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) must educate th...
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2021-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB405IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1176IntroRequires private health insurance plans to cover preventive prostate cancer screenings that are not already covered under the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for men with a family history of prostate cancer, without imposin...
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2021-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR96IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day.
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2021-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB113IntroRequires research and education activities related to triple-negative breast cancer. The cells of these breast cancers are negative for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and excess HER2 protein, so they do not respond to hormonal therapy me...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB124IntroAllows states to receive federal payment under Medicaid for 50% of their costs for providing education on the risk of renal medullary carcinoma to individuals with sickle cell disease. (Renal medullary carcinoma is a rare kidney disease usually found...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB173IntroAuthorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to award various grants to federally qualified health centers and other organizations to prevent, treat, and raise awareness of certain diseases or conditions, such as asthma or cancer, that i...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB107IntroEstablishes several grant programs and requirements for registries that collect data from lung cancer screenings with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) under Medicare. (Currently, for purposes of Medicare coverage, radiology imaging facilities that...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB238IntroRequires private health insurance plans to cover, without cost sharing, screenings for the detection of lung cancer for individuals 40 years of age and older without regard to such individual's smoking history.
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB469IntroProvides for Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance coverage of certain tattooing services in connection with post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, and aligns the scope of Medicare and Medicaid coverage of such breast reconstruction with t...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
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