S.Res.560 - A resolution supporting efforts to increase childhood cancer awareness, treatment, and research.109th Congress (2005-2006)
Summary: S.Res.560 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Passed Senate without amendment (09/07/2006)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Calls for Congress to support: (1) efforts to promote awareness of cancer in children; (2) investment in childhood cancer research; (3) medical trainees and investigators in the field of pediatric oncology; (4) incentives to encourage the development of drugs and biologics designed to treat pediatric cancers; (5) policies that encourage participation in clinical trials; (6) medical education curricula designed to improve pain management for cancer patients; and (7) enhanced education, services, and other resources related to late effects from treatment.