Breast cancer imaging reauthorization
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Legislation passes the House of Representatives Sept. 15 by a 401-1 vote. Co-sponsored by Reps. Tom Bliley (R-Virginia) and Michael Bilirakis (R-Florida), the Mammography Quality Standards Reauthorization Act of 1998 differs from a measure that cleared the Senate last year in that it provides for direct notification of mammogram test results to the patient in laymen's terms. Bliley, who chairs the House Commerce Committee, urges the Senate to approve the House bill quickly in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October
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