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Congressman Ed Towns Speaks at the Summit on The Prostate Cancer Act

Congressman Towns sponsored the `Prostate Research, Outreach, Screening, Testing, Access, and Treatment Effectiveness Act of 2011' or the "PROSTATE Act."



To reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research, and identification of best practices in patient education and outreach particularly with respect to underserved racial, ethnic and rural populations and men with a family history of prostate cancer, to establish a directive on what constitutes clinically appropriate prostate cancer imaging, and to create a prostate cancer scientific advisory board for the Office of the Chief Scientist at the Food and Drug Administration to accelerate real-time sharing of the latest research and accelerate movement of new medicines to patients.



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