Released: 3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT
May is National Cancer Research Month
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

In 2007, in a bipartisan show of support for cancer research, the United States Congress declared May as National Cancer Research Month. Senate Resolution 394 was sponsored by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK). House Resolution 448 was sponsored by Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT) with support from Rep. Vito Fossella (R-NY), Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA) and Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). Both resolutions passed with unanimous consent.