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H.R.5937 Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 08, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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    • Breast Cancer Education Act | Leif Rogers, M.D., FACS - July 06, 2012 by leifrogers - *H.R. 5937, the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.” This bi-partisan legislation was introduced June 8, 2012 in the House of Representatives by Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Donna Christensen, M.D. (D-VI), Ileana ...

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      As noted by leifrogers on July 06, 2012, "*H.R. 5937, the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.” This bi-partisan legislation was introduced June 8, 2012 in the House of Representatives by Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Donna Christensen, M.D. (D-VI), Ileana ..." (/url?q=http://www.leifrogersmd.com/main/2012/07/05/breast-cancer-education-act/&sa=U&ei=Gaf-T7bPLumu2gWfwOC4BA&ved=0CDgQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHzqTpcKTt7h4ODIdCu_O69WQ4KWQ)
    • Breast Cancer Education Act | Leif Rogers, M.D., FACS - July 06, 2012 by leifrogers - *H.R. 5937, the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.” This bi-partisan legislation was introduced June 8, 2012 in the House of Representatives by Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Donna Christensen, M.D. (D-VI), Ileana ...

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      As noted by leifrogers on July 06, 2012, "*H.R. 5937, the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.” This bi-partisan legislation was introduced June 8, 2012 in the House of Representatives by Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Donna Christensen, M.D. (D-VI), Ileana ..." (/url?q=http://www.leifrogersmd.com/main/2012/07/05/breast-cancer-education-act/&sa=U&ei=l1f9T53NKeae2gXVtuXeBg&ved=0CDgQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFRGFZ7039qiNwwjXEJOaKnzSnaQg)
    • Breast Cancer Education Act | Leif Rogers, M.D., FACS - July 06, 2012 by leifrogers - *H.R. 5937, the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.” This bi-partisan legislation was introduced June 8, 2012 in the House of Representatives by Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Donna Christensen, M.D. (D-VI), Ileana ...

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      As noted by leifrogers on July 06, 2012, "*H.R. 5937, the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.” This bi-partisan legislation was introduced June 8, 2012 in the House of Representatives by Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Donna Christensen, M.D. (D-VI), Ileana ..." (/url?q=http://www.leifrogersmd.com/main/2012/07/05/breast-cancer-education-act/&sa=U&ei=AAX8T_iTL-uu2AXZjdTSDA&ved=0CDAQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNH_9aumFnbNFFY-nWIG4i-SYjHk7A)

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    • Nation’s Largest Breast Reconstruction Practice Joins ASPS in Supporting "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act," H.R. 5937 - July 31, 2012 by YAHOO! - Seventy percent of women facing mastectomy for breast cancer are not informed of their breast reconstruction options. The "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” aims to change that. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 PRMA Plastic Surgery, today joins .

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      As noted by YAHOO! on July 31, 2012, "Seventy percent of women facing mastectomy for breast cancer are not informed of their breast reconstruction options. The "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” aims to change that. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 PRMA Plastic Surgery, today joins ." (http://news.yahoo.com/nation-largest-breast-reconstruction-practice-joins-asps-supporting-110157128.html)
    • Bill calls for breast reconstruction education - June 21, 2012 by ModernMedicine - Legislators last week introduced the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act, H.R. 5937, which calls on HHS to plan and carry out the campaign to allow breast cancer patients to understand the options available to them, including availability and ...

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      As noted by ModernMedicine on June 21, 2012, "Legislators last week introduced the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act, H.R. 5937, which calls on HHS to plan and carry out the campaign to allow breast cancer patients to understand the options available to them, including availability and ..." (http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=778371&cid=COSM)
    • Bill calls for breast reconstruction education - June 19, 2012 by ModernMedicine - Legislators last week introduced the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act, H.R. 5937, which calls on HHS to plan and carry out the campaign to allow breast cancer patients to understand the options available to them, including availability and ...

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      As noted by ModernMedicine on June 19, 2012, "Legislators last week introduced the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act, H.R. 5937, which calls on HHS to plan and carry out the campaign to allow breast cancer patients to understand the options available to them, including availability and ..." (http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/ModernMedicine+Now/Bill-calls-for-breast-reconstruction-education/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/778371?contextCategoryId=40169&ref=25)
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