H.Res. 796 (112th): Supporting efforts to raise awareness of, improve education on, and encourage research on inflammatory breast cancer.

Introduced:
Sep 20, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Carolyn McCarthy
Representative for New York's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 20, 2012
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 20, 2012
Referred to Committee Sep 20, 2012
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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9/20/2012--Introduced.
Declares that the federal government has a responsibility to: (1) raise awareness and improve education about inflammatory breast cancer, (2) encourage the American Medical Association to take steps to increase awareness of the disease among physicians, (3) encourage treatment research, and (4) continue to consider ways to improve access to information on the disease for doctors and patients.

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