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Komen Detroit and the Karmanos Cancer Institute Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan Cancer Alert Act
Date:4/1/2009

DETROIT, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(R), and its local presenting sponsor, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, join other Komen Affiliates and cancer-fighting organizations across the country today to applaud the introduction of the 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Sens. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX).

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"It's been more than 35 years since our nation first declared war on cancer, and yet we are still facing a significant cancer crisis," said Maureen Keenan Meldrum, Komen Detroit Race chair and director of breast cancer special programs at Karmanos Cancer Institute. "This bill is a key first step towards reigniting the war on cancer. We are especially pleased that this is a bipartisan effort, because we know cancer doesn't care what political party you belong to. We must all work together and let nothing stand in the way of discovering and delivering the cures to cancer."

ALERT stands for Access to Life-saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment:

  • Early Detection -- The ALERT Act will place an emphasis on early detection and promote the discovery and development of biomarkers to detect cancers at the earliest possible stage when cancer is most treatable. The bill also has a particular focus on childhood, rare and high-mortality cancers.
  • Research -- The ALERT Act will strengthen the cancer research process by promoting public-private partnerships and collaboration between government agencies. The bill also has a focus on translational research so new discoveries and breakthroughs in the laboratory make their way to pati
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