Bill Status of HR0585 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: TRIPLE NEG. BREAST CANCER DAY
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith - LaToya Greenwood - Camille Y. Lilly - La Shawn K. Ford, Kelly M. Cassidy, Deb Conroy, Denyse Wang Stoneback, Terra Costa Howard, Kathleen Willis, Margaret Croke, Joyce Mason and Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 3/24/2022||House||Resolution Adopted|
Synopsis As Introduced
Declares March 3, 2022 as Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day in the State of Illinois and the month of March 2022 as Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Expresses support for legislation to reduce Triple Negative Breast Cancer disparities in early detection and survival by improving education and awareness through health promotion initiatives targeting underserved communities disproportionately impacted, by ensuring equitable access and affordability of breast cancer screening, genetic counselling, and diagnostic testing, by promoting cultural sensitivity and workforce diversity policies in health care provider training, and by guaranteeing timely patient access to clinically appropriate treatment options identified in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines.