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Page_white_text HR470: Supporting efforts to increase childhood cancer awareness, treatment, and research    [0 comments]
Calls for Congress to support: (1) efforts to promote awareness about the incidence, symptoms, and treatment options of cancer among children; (2) increased investment in childhood cancer research; (3) incentives to encourage medical trainees and investigators to enter the field of pediatric oncology; (4) incentives to encourage the development of drugs and biologics designed to treat pediatric cancers; (5) policies that encourage participation in clinical trials; (6) medical education curricula designed to improve pain management for cancer patients; and (7) enhanced education, services, and other resources related to late effects from treatment.
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Rep. Spencer Bachus [R, AL-6]
Rep. Howard Berman [D, CA-28]
Rep. Madeleine Bordallo [D, GU-0]
Rep. Dan Burton [R, IN-5]
Rep. Lois Capps [D, CA-23]
Rep. Michael Capuano [D, MA-8]
Rep. Thelma Drake [R, VA-2]
Rep. Tim Holden [D, PA-17]
Rep. Steve Israel [D, NY-2]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D, TX-18]
Rep. Patrick Kennedy [D, RI-1]
Rep. John Kline [R, MN-2]
Rep. Nita Lowey [D, NY-18]
Rep. Michael McCaul [R, TX-10]
Rep. John McHugh [R, NY-23]

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