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Expressing support for designation of February 4, 2020, as National Cancer Prevention Day.

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02/05/2020 Introduced in House Open
02/04/2020 Introduced in House Open
12/14/2019 Introduced in House Open
09/11/2019 Enrolled Bill Open
02/09/2019 Referred in Senate Open
02/08/2019 Engrossed in House Open

            




116 HRES 831 IH: Expressing support for designation of February 4, 2020, as National Cancer Prevention Day.
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-02-04
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IV116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. RES. 831IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESFebruary 4, 2020Mrs. Dingell (for herself and Mr. Upton) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceRESOLUTIONExpressing support for designation of February 4, 2020, as National Cancer Prevention Day.
Whereas National Cancer Prevention Day is a day to remind us that, when looking at cancer, we need to look at prevention and reducing risks for human health and the environment; Whereas when we work to prevent cancer risks, it impacts human health, the environment, and the economy; Whereas cancer is one of the leading causes of death around the world and has touched the lives of nearly everyone, either directly or indirectly; Whereas the disease is the cause of nearly 1 out of every 4 deaths in the United States; Whereas, in 2020, there will be an estimated 1,762,450 new cancer cases diagnosed and 606,880 cancer deaths in the United States; Whereas cancer is the second most common cause of death among children ages 1 to 14 years in the United States after accidents, and in 2020 an estimated 11,050 children in this age group will be diagnosed with cancer and 1,190 will die from it; and Whereas February 4, 2020, would be an appropriate date to designate as National Cancer Prevention Day: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives— (1)supports the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day; (2)recognizes all efforts to raise the awareness for the reduction of cancer risks; and (3)recognizes the devastating effect cancer has on families and wishes to expand knowledge, encourage early detection, and work with friends in the medical and scientific fields to put an end to this deadly disease.

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