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Our patient booklet, DCIS: What You Need to Know, helps women diagnosed with DCIS understand the difference between DCIS and Stage 1 breast cancer, and discuss treatment options with their doctor. It was funded by a grant from the DC Cancer Consortium through the Department of Health, Government of the District of Columbia, with additional support from the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation.
The bill’s laundry list of provisions that tweak the process for approving new drugs or devices have raised significant concern from industry watchdogs and physicians who say the legislation is aimed more at helping drug and device companies than patients.
Lawmakers in the House easily passed the 21st Century Cures Act today, a big step toward once again shaking up the legal framework built to guide drug development in the U.S. while significantly boosting the amount of funding that flows to the NIH. Consumer advocates, though, see the new development regulations as a recipe for unleashing drugs and devices that would later prove dangerous and unhelpful.
The Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund helps adults and children reduce their risks of getting all types of cancer, and assists in choosing the safest and most effective treatments based on the most recent research.
Whether we are getting dangerous chemicals out of the furniture, carpeting, or toys in your home, or helping you reduce the radiation from your cell phone, we are making sure you can cut through the hype on new medical treatments, and we are helping millions of Americans everyday. READ MORE