H.R. 2540: Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2015

To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options.

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May 21, 2015


Referred to Committee on May 21, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 21, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Leonard Lance

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2015
Length: 8 pages


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May 21, 2015

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