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Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Congresswoman Donna Christensen for Introduction of Legislation to Correct Healthcare Disparities
Date:7/1/2009

a comprehensive multi-agency effort to reduce lung cancer deaths which now total more each year than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined.

That bill has been included in the new disparity health bill which has 54 co-sponsors to date.

"Once again we are deeply grateful to Congresswoman Christensen. We thank her and we congratulate her on the introduction of the disparity bill," said Fenton Ambrose.

"We cannot address healthcare reform if we do not address inequities in the healthcare system itself," she stated, adding that LCA is committed to supporting those efforts.

Lung Cancer Alliance (www.LungCancerAlliance.org) is the only national non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to patient support and advocacy for those living with or at risk for lung cancer. Lung Cancer Alliance is committed to leading the movement to reverse decades of stigma and neglect by empowering those with or at risk for the disease, elevating awareness and changing health policy.

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    Kay Cofrancesco
    kay@lungcanceralliance.org
    202-463-2080


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