Cancer Act Anniversary

The committee heard testimony on the National Cancer Act which was signed into law in 1971. The National Cancer Act made the fight against cancer… read more

The committee heard testimony on the National Cancer Act which was signed into law in 1971. The National Cancer Act made the fight against cancer a national priority, and provided money for cancer research, community cancer programs, prevention and control programs, and the National Cancer Institute. Former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill spoke on his experiences both as a legislator during the passage of the National Cancer Act and as a patient suffering from rectal cancer. Ms. Price discussed her bout with leukemia during her youth, for which she underwent chemotherapy and induction therapy. She is one of the oldest survivors of acute myeloblastic leukemia. close

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Cancer Act Anniversary

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Program ID:
17711-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 25, 1991 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 28, 1991 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 25, 1991 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 1991 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 1991 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 1991 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 1991 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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