" ... cancer is an insidious enemy of the American people, but one we can
defeat with the unwavering commitment and courage I know you will show in
this colossal cancer crusade ... cancer is not a partisan issue.
Comprehensive cancer legislation that drives a colossal cancer crusade is
precisely the kind of unique mandate that can, and must, be achieved
without reference to the political calendar.
"As we discover new breakthroughs in early detection and treatments, we
can claim an amazing victory over the scourge of cancer -- and we can
export that success as a demonstration of this country's willpower,
achievement and values. Health diplomacy is enormously powerful. I have
personally seen it in action around the world and have seen how
transformative it can be.
"We do not deny nor do we forget the complexity of this disease -- but
complex, creative, and technologically-driven solutions have made this
great country what it is today."
To view an online copy of Moddelmog's additional testimony as submitted for
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do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that
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