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BCAN THANKS US SENATE FOR DESIGNATING MAY AS “BLADDER CANCER AWARENESS MONTH”

Bethesda, Maryland – The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) would like to thank Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), as well as every member of the US Senate, for their unanimous support for a resolution officially declaring May 2018 as “Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.”  With the passage of S.RES. 510, introduced by Senators Menendez and Isakson, the US Senate reaffirms the bipartisan commitment of the federal government to find a cure for bladder cancer, while helping our community raise public awareness about the symptoms and treatments for this terrible disease. View the resolution here.

“On behalf of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), and the millions of Americans who have been affected by this terrible disease, I would like to thank Senators Menendez and Isakson for passing a resolution in the US Senate declaring May as Bladder Cancer Awareness Month” said Andrea Maddox-Smith, Chief Executive Officer, BCAN.   “This bipartisan Congressional action will help increase public awareness for bladder cancer as we continue to research better treatments and a cure.  We thank the Senators for their commitment and we will work closely with them, and all the Members of the US Congress, to achieve this goal.”

Read full press release here.