Cancer-related Bills in Congress and the House

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Below is a sampling of legislative activity of related to cancer. For your convenience, we've provided further information on specific topics.

To find a comprehensive listing of cancer related legislative activity, please visit Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet. This site is provided by the Library of Congress and allows you to look up--among many other things--the activities and members of the House and Senate. You can search by Bill Number or keyword. For instance, to find all cancer related bills for the 2001-2002 legislative session, type "cancer" in the Search by Word/Phrase box.

Bills 2001

  1. Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act of 2001 (Introduced in the House) [H.R.1723.IH]
  2. Taxpayers' Cancer Research Funding Act of 2001 (Introduced in the House) [H.R.281.IH]
  3. Women's Cancer Recovery Act of 2001 (Introduced in the House) [H.R.1485.IH]
  4. Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 2001 (Introduced in the Senate) <[S.255.IS]
  5. Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Act of 2001 (Introduced in the House) [H.R.967.IH]

Bills 2000

  1. Cancer and Terminal Illness Patient Health Care Act of 2000 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.4265.IH]
  2. Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act of 2000 (Introduced in the Senate)[S. 2287.IS]

Bills 1999 or Earlier

  1. Cancer Screening Coverage Act of 1999 (Introduced in the Senate)[S.1641.IS]
  2. Ovarian Cancer Research and Information Amendments of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.961.IH]
  3. Cancer Screening Coverage Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1285.IH]
  4. Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of education, early detection and treatment, and other efforts in the fight against breast cancer. (Introduced in the House)[H.RES.278.IH]
  5. Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.3433.IH]
  6. Taxpayers' Cancer Research Funding Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.547.IH]
  7. Recognizing the severity of the issue of cervical health, and for other purposes. (Introduced in the House)[H.CON.RES.5.IH]
  8. Cervical Cancer Public Awareness Resolution (Introduced in the House)[H.CON.RES.64.IH]
  9. Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of education, early detection and treatment, and other efforts in the fight against breast cancer. (Reported in the House)[H.RES.278.RH]
  10. Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act of 1999 (Introduced in the Senate)[S.110.IS]
  11. Whereas cervical cancer annually strikes approximately 15,000 American women; (Introduced in the Senate)[S.RES.62.IS]
  12. Consumer Involvement in Breast Cancer Research Act (Introduced in the Senate)[S.118.IS]
  13. Consumer Involvement in Breast Cancer Research Act (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1596.IH]
  14. Medicare Full Access to Cancer Treatment Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1090.IH]
  15. Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 1999 (Introduced in the Senate)[S.681.IS]
  16. Inclusion of Alternative Approaches in Cancer Research Act (Introduced in the House)[H.R.2092.IH]
  17. Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.116.IH]
  18. Designating October 15, 1999, as `National Mammography Day'. (Introduced in the Senate)[S.RES.179.IS]
  19. Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House) [H.R.383.IH]
  20. Tampon Safety and Research Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.890.IH]
  21. Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1999 (Introduced in the Senate)[S.115.IS]
  22. Dr. Sydney E. Salmon Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.3110.IH]
  23. Designating October 15, 1999, as `National Mammography Day'. (Agreed to by the Senate)[S.RES.179.ATS]
  24. Designating October 15, 1999, as `National Mammography Day'. (Reported in the Senate)[S.RES.179.RS]
  25. Medicare Cancer Clinical Trial Coverage Act of 1999 (Introduced in the Senate)[S.784.IS]
  26. Medicare Cancer Clinical Trial Coverage Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1388.IH]
  27. To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide medical assistance for certain women screened and found to have breast or cervical cancer under a federally funded screening... (Introduced in the Senate)[S.662.IS]
  28. To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide medical assistance for certain women screened and found to have breast or cervical cancer under a federally funded screening... (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1070.IH]
  29. Designating June 5, 1999, as `National Race for the Cure Day'. (Agreed to by the Senate)[S.RES.110.ATS]
  30. Women's Cancer Recovery Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1911.IH]