[107th Congress Public Law 260]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]

[DOCID: f:publ260.107]

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Public Law 107-260
107th Congress

                                 An Act

 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the collection of 
  data on benign brain-related tumors through the national program of 
        cancer registries. <<NOTE: Oct. 29, 2002 -  [S. 2558]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Benign Brain Tumor Cancer 
Registries Amendment Act.>> assembled,

SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 42 USC 201 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Benign Brain Tumor Cancer Registries 
Amendment Act''.

    (a) In General.--Section 399B of the Public Health Service Act (42 
U.S.C. 280e), as redesignated by section 502(2)(A) of Public Law 106-310 
(114 Stat. 1115), is amended in subsection (a)--
            (1) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (5) as 
        subparagraphs (A) through (E), respectively, and indenting 
            (2) by striking ``(a) In General.--The Secretary'' and 
        inserting the following:

    ``(a) In General.--
            ``(1) Statewide cancer registries.--The Secretary'';
            (3) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A) (as so 
        redesignated), by striking ``population-based'' and all that 
        follows through ``data'' and inserting the following: 
        ``population-based, statewide registries to collect, for each 
        condition specified in paragraph (2)(A), data''; and
            (4) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2) Cancer; benign brain-related tumors.--
                    ``(A) In general.--For purposes of paragraph (1), 
                the conditions referred to in this paragraph are the 
                          ``(i) Each form of in-situ and invasive cancer 
                      (with the exception of basal cell and squamous 
                      cell carcinoma of the skin), including malignant 
                      brain-related tumors.
                          ``(ii) Benign brain-related tumors.
                    ``(B) Brain-related tumor.--For purposes of 
                subparagraph (A):
                          ``(i) The term `brain-related tumor' means a 
                      listed primary tumor (whether malignant or benign) 
                      occurring in any of the following sites:
                                    ``(I) The brain, meninges, spinal 
                                cord, cauda equina, a cranial nerve or 
                                nerves, or any other part of the central 
                                nervous system.

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                                    ``(II) The pituitary gland, pineal 
                                gland, or craniopharyngeal duct.
                          ``(ii) The term `listed', with respect to a 
                      primary tumor, means a primary tumor that is 
                      listed in the International Classification of 
                      Diseases for Oncology (commonly referred to as the 
                          ``(iii) The term `International Classification 
                      of Diseases for Oncology' means a classification 
                      system that includes topography (site) information 
                      and histology (cell type information) developed by 
                      the World Health Organization, in collaboration 
                      with international centers, to promote 
                      international comparability in the collection, 
                      classification, processing, and presentation of 
                      cancer statistics. The ICD-O system is a 
                      supplement to the International Statistical 
                      Classification of Diseases and Related Health 
                      Problems (commonly known as the ICD) and is the 
                      standard coding system used by cancer registries 
                      worldwide. Such term includes any modification 
                      made to such system for purposes of the United 
                      States. Such term further includes any published 
                      classification system that is internationally 
                      recognized as a successor to the classification 
                      system referred to in the first sentence of this 
                    ``(C) Statewide cancer registry.--References in this 
                section to cancer registries shall be considered to be 
                references to registries described in this 

    (b) Applicability.--The <<NOTE: Grants. 42 USC 280e 
note.>> amendments made by subsection (a) apply to grants under section 
399B of the Public Health Service Act for fiscal year 2002 and 
subsequent fiscal years, except that, in the case of a State that 
received such a grant for fiscal year 2000, the Secretary of Health and 
Human Services may delay the applicability of such amendments to the 
State for not more than 12 months if the Secretary determines that 
compliance with such amendments requires the enactment of a statute by 
the State or the issuance of State regulations.

    Approved October 29, 2002.


            Aug. 1, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 10, considered and passed House.