S.Res. 191 (111th): A resolution recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African-American men has reached epidemic proportions and urging Federal agencies to address that health crisis by designating funds for education, awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men.
Jun 18, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 3 pages
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- 6/18/2009--Introduced.Recognizes that prostate cancer has created a health crisis for African-American men. Urges federal agencies to designate additional funds for research and for education, awareness, and early detection efforts at ...
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Last Action: Apr 21, 2009
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