Summary: S.Res.138 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (08/03/2001)

Designates the month of September 2001 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Declares that the Federal Government has a responsibility to: (1) raise awareness about the importance of screening methods and treatment of prostate cancer; (2) increase research funding that is commensurate with the burden of the disease so that the causes of, and improved screening, treatments, and a cure for, prostate cancer may be discovered; and (3) continue to consider ways for improving access to, and the quality of, health care services for detecting and treating prostate cancer.