H.R.5257 - To authorize a study regarding the incidence of breast and prostate cancer, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] (Introduced 10/07/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/24/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5257 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/07/1994)
Requires the Director of the National Cancer Institute to study and report to specified congressional committees on the potential risk factors contributing to the incidence of breast and prostate cancer in northeastern Ohio.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director to carry out activities to inform individuals of the availability, in the geographic areas in which they reside, of programs that: (1) provide screenings for breast and prostate cancers or other services for the prevention or early diagnosis of such cancers; and (2) provide such services without charge or according to a schedule of discounts based on ability to pay.