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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 0:58:45 to 1:01:40
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Edward R. Royce

0:58:42 to 0:59:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: prospects of success -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. welch: in an alliance with two, quote, friends that aren't there that help us. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. gingrey from georgia. gentleman from cali claim the gentleman from georgia's time. the speaker pro tempore: without

Edward R. Royce

0:58:45 to 1:01:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Edward R. Royce

0:59:03 to 0:59:23( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: objection, the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. >> thank you. thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, more than 190,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the united states this year and more than 40,000 will die. in the last 20 years there have been declines in the breast cancer mortality rate and those

Edward R. Royce

0:59:24 to 0:59:45( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: declines are attributed to increases in early detection and to improvements in breast cancer treatment. today when breast cancer is found before it spreads, the five-year relative survival rate is 98%. but that rate will decline to 84% for regional disease and 23%

Edward R. Royce

0:59:46 to 1:00:09( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: when cancer has metastasized or spread to other parts of the body. in november the u.s. preventative services task force released new guidelines for scree changes have again reignited the controversy over mammography screening, a debate that has

Edward R. Royce

1:00:10 to 1:00:33( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: raged for a number of years. however, it is important for us to remember that the susan g. komen for the cure organization agreed that ma mammograms saved lives in women age 40 to 49 as well as women over 50. additionally, while the uspstf has chosen to make revisions in

Edward R. Royce

1:00:34 to 1:00:55( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: its guidelines for screening, patient advocates and professional organizations, not just the susan g. komen for the cure, but also the american cancer society, the american college of obstetricians and gynecology and the american society for clinical oncology,

Edward R. Royce

1:00:56 to 1:01:17( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: have reviewed the same evidence and they continue to recommend annual screenings beginning age 40 for women of average risk and earlier for women with known risks for breast cancer. our real focus should be on the fact that 1/3 of the women, some

Edward R. Royce

1:01:18 to 1:01:38( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: 23 million, who qualify for screening under today's guidelines are not being screened, they're not being screened due to a lack of education and awareness or access. at issue needs focus and attention. if we can make progress with screening in susceptible

Edward R. Royce

1:01:39 to 1:01:42( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: populations we can make more progress in the fight against

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