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      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedJune 27th, 2013

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Title

Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Research and Quality of Life Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to improve and enhance research and programs on childhood cancer survivorship, and for other purposes.

Summary

Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Research and Quality of Life Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make grants to eligible entities to establish pilot programs to develop, study, or evaluate model systems for monitoring and caring for childhood cancer survivors. Authorizes the Secretary to convene a Workforce Development Collaborative on Medical and Psychosocial Care for Pediatric Cancer to establish a plan to meet specified objectives relating to medical and psychosocial care workforce development, including: (1) disseminating to health care educators information relevant to providing medical and psychosocial services to individuals with pediatric cancers, (2) adapting curricula for continuing education of the existing workforce, and (3) strengthening the emphasis on psychosocial health care in educational accreditation standards and professional licensing and certification.

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