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Apr 18, 2016

Payne, Jr. Joins American Cancer Society, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. at Colorectal Cancer Pledge Signing Event

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today joined the American Cancer Society and Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. as the organizations announced their commitment to 80% by 2018, a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018.

Mar 11, 2016

Payne, Jr. Joins American Cancer Society, NJ Health Organizations at Colorectal Cancer Pledge Signing Event

Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined the American Cancer Society, the New Jersey Primary Care Association, and New Jersey Federally Qualified Health Centers as the organizations announced their commitment to 80% by 2018, a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018.

Mar 2, 2016

Payne, Lance, and Colleagues Introduce Resolution Designating March 2016 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), and colleagues introduced a House resolution (H.Res.630) to designate March 2016 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Feb 23, 2016

Federally qualified health center opens in Newark

A new federally qualified health center opened in Newark in place of a medical center which was shut down in 2008.

Feb 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Applauds New Obama Proposal for Battling Cancer

As President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that it includes, as part of the national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer, critical funding to eliminate beneficiary coinsurance for screening colonoscopies with polyp removal.

Feb 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Denounces House GOP’s Attacks on Health Care of Women & Working Families

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted against this latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood, and called on Republicans to drop their repeated attempts to take away health care from women and hard-working Americans.

Feb 2, 2016

Newark health center opens to serve residents affected by hospital's closure

Nearly eight years since Newark's Saint James Hospital was shut down, elected officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center designed to serve residents affected by the hospital's closure.

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