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21st Century Cancer Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment (ALERT) Act

Senators Edward M. Kennedy and Kay Bailey Hutchison have introduced the 21st Century Cancer Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment (ALERT) Act, a bill to comprehensively address the challenges our nation faces in battling this disease. This is the first sweeping cancer legislation introduced since the National Cancer Act in 1971, authored by Kennedy.