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House Proceeding 03-30-09 on Mar 30th, 2009 :: 2:00:45 to 2:02:15
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Frank Jr.Pallone

2:00:25 to 2:00:45( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: gentleman from new jersey rise? mr. pallone: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and agree to h.con.res 60, supporting the observance of colorectal cancer awareness month. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resolution. resolution 60, concurrent resolution supporting the

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:00:45 to 2:02:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank Jr.Pallone

2:00:46 to 2:01:06( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: awareness month, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pallone, and the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: mr. speaker, once again i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:01:07 to 2:01:27( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: mr. pallone: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for as much time as he may consume. mr. pallone: i rise in support of h.con.res 60, supporting the observance of colorectal cancer awareness month. this year marks the 10th anniversary of the designation of march as colorectal cancer awareness month. colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:01:28 to 2:01:50( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: death in the united states and affects men and women equally. this deadly disease, however, can be prevented through early identification. when found at its early stage, colorectal cancer has a 90% survival rate. when detected late, that survival rate drops to only 10%. unfortunately, less than 40% of colorectal cancers are detected at an early stage, and because of this there is a high mortality rate for this disease than there should be.

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:01:51 to 2:02:11( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: the resolution before us today supports education about this disease and recognizes national and community organizations for their work in promoting awareness about colorectal cancer. hopefully we can build on the good work currently being done to promote awareness and encourage screening to improve early detection of this disease. i would like to thank my colleague, representative granger, for her work in

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:02:12 to 2:02:16( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: raising this important issue. i know this issue is close to her heart, and i want to

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