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 rural populations and men with a family history of prostate cancer, to establish a directive on what constitutes clinically appropriate prostate cancer imaging, and to create a prostate cancer scientific advisory board for the Office of the Chief Scientist at the Food and Drug Administration to accelerate real-time sharing of the latest research and accelerate movement of new medicines to patients.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
Length: 16 pages
Sep 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 29, 2010
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 14, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2159 (112th).
H.R. 6389 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 6389 — 111th Congress: PROSTATE Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6389
“H.R. 6389 — 111th Congress: PROSTATE Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6389>
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