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  • Blood Cancer Research
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    Blood Cancer Research

    Witnesses testified about the status of research on blood cancers. Ms. Ferraro, a former Republican vice presidential candidate, talked about her treatment for multiple myeloma, as did her…

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  • National Institutes of Health Budget
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    National Institutes of Health Budget

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  • Breast Cancer Issues
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    Breast Cancer Issues

    Witnesses testified about medical research, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. They also talked about proposed legislation to improve access to breast cancer screening.

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  • Food and Drug Administration Announcement
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    Food and Drug Administration Announcement

    Secretary Thompson and others spoke to reporters following Food and Drug Administration approval of the cancer-fighting drug Gleevec. They said that a study involving leukemia patients had…

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  • Cancer Education Rally
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    Cancer Education Rally

    The march was dedicated to the proposition that there should be no more cancer. Their goal was to get more federal money for cancer research. Various cancer survivors and those with…

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  • Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer
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    Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer

    The subcommittee heard testimony on breast cancer research and the drug tamoxifen. Studies have shown that a daily dose of tamoxifen reduced the incidence of breast cancer by 45 percent.…

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  • Breast Cancer Drug Study
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    Breast Cancer Drug Study

    Dr. Klausner and others briefed reporters on a new study of the benefits and side effects of tamoxifen. The study showed that this drug which has been used to treat breast cancer can also…

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  • Cancer Research Initiative
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    Cancer Research Initiative

    Administration officials and others announced the creation of a web site to provide information for cacer researchers, the Cancer Genome Anatomy Project. Vice President Gore stressed that…

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  • NIH Mammogram Recommendations
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    NIH Mammogram Recommendations

    Committee members heard testimony concerning whether the federal government should reissue a guideline outlining when women should begin getting themselves tested every year for breast cancer.…

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  • Cancer Mortality Rates
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    Cancer Mortality Rates

    Participants briefed reporters on the declining cancer mortality rates in the U.S. which two reports, one by independent researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and another…

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  • Action for Cancer Awards Luncheon
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    Action for Cancer Awards Luncheon

    Director Klausner talked about the importance of public awareness for combating cancer. Justice O’Connor, Ms. Bales and Mr. Huerta received awards for their work in promoting awareness of breast…

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