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Congressional Resolutions

This page provides information regarding formal expressions of opinion or proposals for action from the 117th Congress on cancer-related topics, such as raising awareness and promoting outreach efforts for various cancers. Resolutions are legislative measures that do not require approval by the President and do not hold the weight of law. This page will be updated as relevant resolutions are introduced.

H.Res.167

Expressing support for the designation of the last day of February each year as "Rare Disease Day".

S.Res.74

A resolution designating February 28, 2021, as "Rare Disease Day"

H.Res.185

Expressing support for designation of March 3, 2021, as National Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day.

H.Res.209

Supporting the designation of March 2021 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

H.Res.242

Raising awareness of the racial disparities in the impact of colorectal cancer on the Black community.

S.Res.151

A resolution calling on the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take action to lower prescription drug costs.

H.Res.298

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week.

H.Res.391

Supporting the designation of July 21, 2021, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".

H.Res.372

National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

H.Res.404

DIPG Awareness Day

S.Res.231

DIPG Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Day

H.Res.436

Supporting State, local, and community initiatives to encourage parents, teachers, camp counselors, and childcare professionals to take measures to prevent sunburns in the minors they care for, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that State, local, and community entities should continue to support efforts to curb the incidences of skin cancer beginning with childhood skin protection.

H.Res.451

Expressing support for the designation of May 2021 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month"

S.Res.253

A resolution supporting the designation of May 2021 as "National Cancer Research Month"

H.Res.471

Recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2021 as “PCOS Awareness Month”

H.Res.498

Honoring the lives and legacies of the 'Radium Girls'

S.Res.281

A resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and its critical role in America's biomedical research strategy by advancing biomedical research and the mission of the National Institutes of Health, the world's premier biomedical research agency.

S.Res.298

A resolution designating July 15, 2021, as "National Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day" and the month of July 2021 as "National Sarcoma Awareness Month".

H.Res.531

A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Center for Toxicological Research.

S.Res.319

Expressing support for the designation of July 2021 as National Sarcoma Awareness Month.

H.Res.564

Reaffirming the comprehensive United States approach to tobacco control and encouraging the World Health Organization to embrace technological advancements to combat noncommunicable diseases.

H.Res.633

Expressing support for the designation of September 2021 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”

S.Res.367

A resolution designating September 2021 as “National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month”

H.Res.660

Supporting the designation of the week of September 19 through September 25, 2021 as “Telehealth Awareness Week”

S.Res.400

A resolution designating September 2021 as "National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month"

H.Res.740

Recognizing October 2021 as Liver Cancer Awareness Month.

H.Res.784

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States recognizes the mounting personal and financial burden of diet-related disease in the United States and calls on medical schools, graduate medical education programs, and other health professional training programs to provide meaningful physician and health professional education on nutrition and diet.

H.Res.788

Expressing support for the designation of November 10 as "National Science Day".

H.Res.790

Expressing support for the designation of November 2021 as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

S.Res.463

A resolution expressing support for the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

S.Res.462

A resolution designating November 2021 as "National Lung Cancer Awareness Month" and expressing support for early detection and treatment of lung cancer.

H.Res.910

Expressing support for the designation of February 4, 2022, as "National Cancer Prevention Day".

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