A bill 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. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2013
Length: 17 pages
Mar 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 14, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1190 (112th).
Mar 11, 2013
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S. 516 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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