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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 0:41:30 to 0:45:10
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Lois Capps

0:41:27 to 0:41:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: 971, resolution expressing the sense of the house of representatives regarding guidelines for breast cancer 49. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to t rule, the gentlewoman from california, mrs. capps, and from tennessee, mrs. blackburn, will each control 20 minutes. the chair gentlewoman from california.

Lois Capps

0:41:30 to 0:45:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:41:49 to 0:42:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: mrs. capps: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. mrs. capps: mr. speaker, i re today in support of house resolution 971.

Lois Capps

0:42:10 to 0:42:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: in resolution expresses the sense of the house of representatives that the u.s. preventive services task force guidelines would not prohibit an insurer from pro coverage for mammography services beyond those recommended by the task force. it further states these guidelines should not be used by insurers to deny coverage for these services.

Lois Capps

0:42:32 to 0:42:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: it also expresses the sense of the house that the national cancernstitute should continue to invest and provide leadership regarding research to develop more effective screening tools and strategies for improving the detection of breast on november 16, 2009, the u.s. preventive services task force

Lois Capps

0:42:54 to 0:43:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: issued a series of six recommendations regarding breast cancer screening. three of which pertain to mammography screening among women of various age groups. at a recent hearing in our energy and commerce committee's health subcommittee, the task force representative acknowledged that they should have done a better job communicating their findings to

Lois Capps

0:43:15 to 0:43:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: the public. unfortunately, the failure in communication has led to much concern and confusion about what their findings and recommendations are and what the implications would be. mr. speaker, this task force is not suggesting that women in their 40's forgo mammography. the task force is recommending

Lois Capps

0:43:37 to 0:43:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: that women in their 40's determine which when to begin screening and base this decision on a conversation with their doctors or health providers. we can all agree that women in their 40's should have to mammography if these women and their physicians decide it's right for them. i think we can also agree that while mammography is still the best tool that we have to detect brea cancer in i

Lois Capps

0:43:59 to 0:44:19( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: earliest stages, it is by every means an imperfect we need continued research into more effective screening tools and strategies to improve the detection of breast cancer. breast cancer is the second most common states women and it is the leadin for women between the ages of

Lois Capps

0:44:20 to 0:44:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: 29 and 59. this year new cases of breast cancer among ameran women will reach an estimated 192,370. an over 40,000 from breast cancer this year. the american cancer society estimates that one in eight women will have invasive breast cancer at some point in her

Lois Capps

0:44:42 to 0:45:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: lifetime. these statistics illustrate that breast cancer continues to be a major health issue despite recent declines in breast cancer mortality rates. beyond these statistics, cancer is a very personal situation for many of us in this chamber. whether it has affected a

Lois Capps

0:45:05 to 0:45:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: mother, a daughter, a wife, a friend, a colleague, or as it has for me, my own sister.

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