S. 216: National Prostate Cancer Plan Act

A bill to establish the National Prostate Cancer Council for improved screening, early detection, assessment, and monitoring of prostate cancer, and to direct the development and implementation of a national strategic plan to expedite advancement of diagnostic tools and the transfer of such tools to patients.

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Jan 21, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 21, 2015

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


Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions

Junior Senator from Alabama



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 7 pages


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Jan 21, 2015

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S. 216 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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