To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve quality of cancer care and quality of life for patients and survivors by coordinating development and distribution of information about relieving pain, symptoms, side effects, and stress; increasing awareness of treatment and post-treatment health risks for survivors; enhancing research into symptom management and survivorship; increasing health care professional education and training; reducing health disparities in cancer treatment, symptom management, and survivorship care; and expanding and enhancing cancer registries; and for other purposes.
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Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2010
Length: 15 pages
Jun 17, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 17, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 17, 2010
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H.R. 5560 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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