About the bill
- Full Title
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.
- Summary (CRS)
6/17/2010--Introduced.Quality Cancer Care for Life Act of 2010 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jun 17, 2010
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5560”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
25 cosponsors (22D, 3R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5560 — 111th Congress: Quality Cancer Care for Life Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5560
“H.R. 5560 — 111th Congress: Quality Cancer Care for Life Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5560>
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