S.Res.538 - A resolution designating September 2012 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Sessions, Jeff [R-AL] (Introduced 08/01/2012)|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5898-5900; text as passed Senate: CR S5899; text of measure as introduced: CR S5883-5884) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.538 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (08/01/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Designates September 2012 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness about prostate cancer screening and treatment; (2) increase research funding in an amount commensurate with the burden of prostate cancer; and (3) improve access to, and the quality of, health care services for detecting and treating prostate cancer.