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house Bill H.R. 80

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Research and Education Act of 2013

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      Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedJanuary 3rd, 2013

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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Research and Education Act of 2013

Official Title

To provide for research and education with respect to triple-negative breast cancer, and for other purposes.


Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Research and Education Act of 2013 - Requires the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand, intensify, and coordinate programs for the conduct and support of research on triple-negative breast cancer (breast cancers whose cells are negative for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and the HER2 protein on their sources). Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to develop and disseminate to the public information regarding triple-negative breast cancer, including information on: (1) the incidence and prevalence of such breast cancer among women, (2) the elevated risk for minority women, and (3) the availability of a range of treatment options. Requires the Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to develop and disseminate information on triple-negative breast cancer to health care providers.

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