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House Proceeding on Dec 1st, 2009 :: 0:52:40 to 0:56:00
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Rosa L. DeLauro

0:52:37 to 0:52:58( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: an advanced diagnosis of ovarian cancer, to be educated about it. i want to thank chairman towns for his support of this resolution. the gentlewoman from connecticut, ms. delauro, who is an ovarian cancer survivor. the principal co-sponsors, the gentleman from california, mr. issa, the gentleman from indiana, mr. burton, and the ovarian cancer national alliance for their critical help with this resolution.

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:52:40 to 0:56:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:52:59 to 0:53:19( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: and with that i yield as much time as she may consume gentlewoman from connecticut, ms. delauro. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts controls mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i yield to ms. delauro, the leasponsor

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:53:20 to 0:53:41( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: of ts resolution. the speaker pro temporethe gentlelady from connecticut is recognized for as much time as she may consume. ms. delauro: i thank the gentleman for this time. the gentleman from massachusetts for this time. i thank the gentleman from new york for his leadership on this issue and it is an honor to serve with him. he has been a champion of the cause of cancer and in

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:53:42 to 0:54:02( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: particular ovarian cancer. i strongly urge my support the ovarian cancer awareness resolution. this is an easy call for me because i know firsthand that awareness saves lives. 23 years ago i was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. i was lucky. i had an excellent doctor who detected the cancer by chance in

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:54:03 to 0:54:23( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: stage one. i underwent radiation treatment for 2 1/2 months. and i'm fortunate to say i have now been cancer free ever since. standing here before you today i know that i am one of the lucky ones. my life was given back to me. and changed at the same time.

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:54:47 to 0:55:07( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: logical cancer every hour. 26,000 women succumb to these terrible cancers each year. and women who detect their ovarian cancer in stage one are more than four times likely to beat it than those who find out in stages three and four. of course there are other steps we should also take. we need to refund johanna's law this year, re-authorize it for

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:55:08 to 0:55:28( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: future years, and we need to make sure our care for america act becomes the law of the land. so that all americans have access to quality, affordable health insurance and can get the cancer screenings that they may need to save their lives. but today we can do our part by standing up against ovarian

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:55:29 to 0:55:50( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: cancer and passing this resolution. cancer is it doe not care about your age or family, your sex, race, or religion. it reminds us that we are all human and that, yes, we are vulnerable. and that we must all come together, man and woman, young

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:55:51 to 0:56:01( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: and old, democrat or republican, to fight it on every front. i urge my colleagues to support this resolution, to support

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