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House Proceeding 01-26-10 on Jan 26th, 2010 :: 0:53:50 to 0:55:50
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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:53:39 to 0:54:00( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: importance of cervical health and of detecting cervical cancer during its earliest stages and supporting the goals and ideals of cervical health awareness mont. -- month. the speaker pro tempore: pursnt to the rule, the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pallone, and the gentleman from texas, mr. burgess, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: thank you, madam speaker.

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:53:50 to 0:55:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:54:01 to 0:54:21( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. pallone: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. pallone: thank you. i rise in support of h.res. 1011 supporting the goals and ideals

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:54:22 to 0:54:42( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: of cervical health awareness month according to the american cancer society, over 11,000 american women will receive the news that they have cervical cancer this year and over 4,000 women will die due to this disease. the earlier cervical cancer is detected, the better chance a woman has of surviving. cellular changes that precede

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:54:43 to 0:55:03( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: cervical cancer can be detected by a pap test or other detection methods. the earliest detections women can get treatment that prevents the disease from progressing. as a result of the increase in prevention, we are beginning to see a decrease in the number of women who get and die from cervical cancer. but we still have more work to

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:55:04 to 0:55:25( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: do, especially in the minority populations. african-american women and hispanic women, for example, are 50% more likely to develop cervical cancer than nonhispanic white women and are also more likely to die from the disease. that's why this resolution, madam speaker, before us today is so important. we must increase awareness of cervical cancer and promote testing to ensure early

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:55:26 to 0:55:46( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: detection so that we can further reduce the numbers of women who succumb to cervical cancer every year. the resolution before us today sports the goals and ideals -- supports the goals and ideals of cervical health awareness month. and supports heightened awareness about prevention of cervical cancer.

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:55:47 to 0:55:51( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: i want to thank my colleague, the sponsor of the legislation,

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