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House Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthIntroducedJune 18th, 2009
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Prostate Cancer Research and Prevention Act
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend preventive-health and research programs with respect to prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer Research and Prevention Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations through FY2015 for: (1) the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to make grants to states and local health departments to carry out preventive health measures related to prostate cancer; and (2) the Director of the National Cancer Institute to expand, intensify, and coordinate prostate cancer research activities.