Source: Representative Darel Isa
July 21, 2021 (Washington) – Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-50) announced today that he is now the original sponsor of legislation to re-enact the Johanna Act, which promotes federal awareness-raising campaigns on gynecological cancer among health care providers.
Congressman Issa is also the author of 2006. Bipartisan efforts to establish a federal awareness-raising education program to encourage women to discuss the risks, symptoms, and symptoms of gynecological cancer with their physicians and health care providers.
This year’s legislation, authored by Congresswoman Rosa Delauro (D-CT) ավորել sponsored by Congressman Issa, is supported by a bipartisan coalition of members of Congress և allows $ 45 million for $ 2022-2024. For grants from the Department of Health and Human Services. to public or non-commercial organizations for general education campaigns. These programs will raise awareness of early warning signs of gynecological cancer, risk factors, prevention, screening and treatment options.
It is estimated that more than 113,000 new cases of this cancer are diagnosed each year, and when diagnosed late, ovarian cancer has a survival rate of less than 50%. If detected early, it increases to 90% survival rate.
The law is named for Johanna Silver Gordon, who in 2000. She lost her life to ovarian cancer. Like many women, Johanna had symptoms of ovarian cancer that went unnoticed.
“We know that education and awareness for women տարբեր health care providers can make a significant difference in the testing, diagnosis and treatment of gynecological cancer,” said Rep. Issa. “Johanna’s law proves year after year that it helps women և their doctors overcome a disease that is really curable when diagnosed early.”
Darrell Issa is the 50th member of the California Congressional District. The area includes the central և northeastern parts of the San Diego area մի part of the Riverside area, including Falbrook, San Marcos, downtown Valley, Ramona, Escondido, Santi, Lakeside, El Cajo, Temekula և Desert. San Diego-Imperial County Line. Isa served as chairman of the House’s oversight և government reform committee from 2011-2015.