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Apr 21, 2015

Donald Payne Jr., who lost his father to cancer, co-chairs men's health caucus

Payne will be in a position to call more attention to the need for cancer screenings in his new role as co-chair of the Congressional Men's Health Caucus.

Apr 17, 2015

Congressmen Mullin and Payne establish ‘Congressional Men’s Health Caucus’

Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) have joined together in a bi-partisan effort to improve the health and wellbeing of men and boys by co-chairing the newly reauthorized Congressional Men’s Health Caucus.

Apr 14, 2015

Payne Co-Hosts CBC Special Order Hour: "The State of Black Health"

On April 13, 2015, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. joined Congresswoman Robin Kelly in co-hosting the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour. The topic was "The State of Black Health: A CBC Assessment During National Minority Health Month."

Apr 2, 2015

Payne Named Co-Chair of Congressional Men’s Health Caucus

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) has been named the co-chair of the newly reauthorized Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, alongside Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2).

Mar 25, 2015

Payne, McKinley, Capps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Access to Life-Saving Treatments

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined Congressman David McKinley (WV-1) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) in introducing the Patient Access to Treatments Act of 2015, bipartisan legislation to provide millions of Americans with access to critical life-saving treatments.

Mar 25, 2015

Re-introduction of colorectal cancer bill removes barriers to life-saving screenings

It may never feel like a "good time" to have a colonoscopy. You might think that the procedure is too invasive and unpleasant or that it cuts into your busy schedule -- and then you decide to put it off for another year. But momentary discomfort or inconvenience is a small price to pay for possibly saving your life.

Mar 23, 2015

On 5th Anniversary of the ACA, Payne Highlights That Hundreds of Thousands of New Jerseyans Are Benefiting

Today, on the fifth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) highlighted a new report showing that hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans are benefiting from this law.

Mar 16, 2015

Breaking down barriers to cancer care

Colorectal cancer impacts one in every 20 Americans and is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. That’s why, this National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we’re teaming up to shed light on this disease and advance legislation that makes it easier to fight back.

Mar 12, 2015

Congressman Payne, Jr. Discusses the Importance of Colonoscopies

In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Congressman Payne, Jr. explains the vital importance of colorectal cancer screenings.

Mar 3, 2015

Payne Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with Congressmen Charlie Dent (PA-15), Joe Courtney (CT-2), and Michael Fitzpatrick (PA-8), today introduced The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, bipartisan legislation that would remove financial barriers to life-saving colorectal cancer screenings and treatment for Medicare beneficiaries.