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S. 717 - 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act

National Cancer Institute, Preventative care - Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act

S. 717 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
National Cancer Institute, Preventative care
Summary
A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment) Act
Sponsor
Edward Kennedy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Cancer
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug and radiation therapy
  • Genetics
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medicaid
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Military medicine
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Nursing
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Research administration and funding
  • Right of privacy
  • Veterans' medical care
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced3/26/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/26/2009
    3/26/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3905-3906)
    3/26/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $414,550
    $1,744,493
    $8,501,473
    $6,123,201
    $1,354,105
    $405,765
    $206,025
    $18,749,612
    $0
    15 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act

    15 organizations supported this bill

    American Association for Cancer Research
    (2009, April 0). AACR. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    American Cancer Society
    (n.d.). ACS Action Alert. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    American Gastroenterological Association
    (n.d.). AGA Action Alert. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    (2009, March 27). ASCO Press Release. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Colorectal Cancer Coalition
    (2009, April 1). C3 Letter to Kennedy. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Friends of Cancer Research
    (n.d.). FOCR Support. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Karmanos Cancer Institute
    Ellis, Patricia A. (2009, April 1). Karmanos News Article. Reuters. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS233186+01-Apr-2009+PRN20090401.
    LIVESTRONG Foundation
    (n.d.). Livestrong Action Alert. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Lung Cancer Alliance
    (n.d.). LCA support. Retrieved May 19, 2009, from .
    National Association of Social Workers
    (n.d.). NASW Advocacy Page. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    (n.d.). PanCan. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Prevent Cancer Foundation
    (2009, March 30). Prevent Cancer Foundation. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Prostate Cancer Foundation
    (n.d.). PCF Support. Retrieved May 19, 2009, from .
    Society of Gynecologic Oncology
    (n.d.). SGO Support. Retrieved May 21, 2009, from .
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    (n.d.). Komen Support. Retrieved May 19, 2009, from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$241,061$0
    John BarrassoRWY$305,150$0
    Max BaucusDMT$618,804$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$93,600$0
    Mark BegichDAK$44,150$0
    Michael BennetDCO$156,013$0
    Bob BennettRUT$53,900$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$127,033$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$18,950$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$197,973$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$507,578$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$5,500$0
    Jim BunningRKY$54,350$0
    Richard BurrRNC$416,575$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$56,250$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$154,141$0
    Ben CardinDMD$310,374$0
    Tom CarperDDE$77,800$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$207,811$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$281,175$0
    Tom CoburnROK$213,235$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$34,500$0
    Susan CollinsRME$205,436$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$250,883$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$426,010$0
    John CornynRTX$555,928$0
    Mike CrapoRID$165,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$228,462$0
    Chris DoddDCT$145,300$0
    Byron DorganDND$51,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$254,174$0
    John EnsignRNV$163,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$107,499$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$217,919$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$118,491$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$244,749$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$132,988$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$389,636$0
    Judd GreggRNH$8,000$0
    Kay HaganDNC$77,250$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$344,999$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$273,051$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$135,150$0
    Jim InhofeROK$73,900$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$69,150$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$234,430$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$66,277$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$104,789$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$211,760$0
    John KerryDMA$226,340$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$156,750$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$519,550$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$236,638$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$65,200$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$30,350$0
    Carl LevinDMI$127,871$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$181,600$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$363,550$0
    Dick LugarRIN$42,800$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$35,202$0
    John McCainRAZ$133,801$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$174,550$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$669,150$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$239,650$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$49,650$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$150,521$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$80,623$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$271,633$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$246,309$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$298,517$0
    Mark PryorDAR$77,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$111,300$0
    Harry ReidDNV$596,500$0
    Jim RischRID$36,750$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$251,100$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$235,650$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$32,821$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$409,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$160,360$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$84,699$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$81,600$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$194,224$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$522,349$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$464,962$0
    Jon TesterDMT$84,100$0
    John ThuneRSD$229,969$0
    Mark UdallDCO$185,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$83,975$0
    David VitterRLA$286,195$0
    George VoinovichROH$66,100$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$221,249$0
    Jim WebbDVA$53,800$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$30,750$0
    Roger WickerRMS$184,475$0
    Ron WydenDOR$307,525$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$241,061$0
    John BarrassoRWY$305,150$0
    Max BaucusDMT$618,804$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$93,600$0
    Mark BegichDAK$44,150$0
    Michael BennetDCO$156,013$0
    Bob BennettRUT$53,900$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$127,033$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$18,950$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$197,973$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$507,578$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$5,500$0
    Jim BunningRKY$54,350$0
    Richard BurrRNC$416,575$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$56,250$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$154,141$0
    Ben CardinDMD$310,374$0
    Tom CarperDDE$77,800$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$207,811$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$281,175$0
    Tom CoburnROK$213,235$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$34,500$0
    Susan CollinsRME$205,436$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$250,883$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$426,010$0
    John CornynRTX$555,928$0
    Mike CrapoRID$165,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$228,462$0
    Chris DoddDCT$145,300$0
    Byron DorganDND$51,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$254,174$0
    John EnsignRNV$163,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$107,499$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$217,919$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$118,491$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$244,749$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$132,988$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$389,636$0
    Judd GreggRNH$8,000$0
    Kay HaganDNC$77,250$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$344,999$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$273,051$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$135,150$0
    Jim InhofeROK$73,900$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$69,150$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$234,430$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$66,277$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$104,789$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$211,760$0
    John KerryDMA$226,340$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$156,750$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$519,550$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$236,638$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$65,200$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$30,350$0
    Carl LevinDMI$127,871$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$181,600$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$363,550$0
    Dick LugarRIN$42,800$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$35,202$0
    John McCainRAZ$133,801$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$174,550$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$669,150$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$239,650$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$49,650$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$150,521$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$80,623$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$271,633$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$246,309$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$298,517$0
    Mark PryorDAR$77,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$111,300$0
    Harry ReidDNV$596,500$0
    Jim RischRID$36,750$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$251,100$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$235,650$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$32,821$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$409,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$160,360$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$84,699$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$81,600$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$194,224$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$522,349$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$464,962$0
    Jon TesterDMT$84,100$0
    John ThuneRSD$229,969$0
    Mark UdallDCO$185,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$83,975$0
    David VitterRLA$286,195$0
    George VoinovichROH$66,100$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$221,249$0
    Jim WebbDVA$53,800$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$30,750$0
    Roger WickerRMS$184,475$0
    Ron WydenDOR$307,525$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$8,501,473
    Hospitals$6,123,201
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,744,493
    Health care institutions$1,354,105
    Health & welfare policy$414,550
    Welfare & Social Work$405,765
    Health professionals$206,025

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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