WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the Senate passed U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s (R-Wis.) resolution designating July as National Sarcoma Awareness Month by unanimous consent. The resolution raises awareness of sarcoma, a form of cancer, and honors the life of Melissa Locke and the many other Americans that this disease affects.
Sen. Johnson first introduced this resolution two years ago designating July as National Sarcoma Awareness Month to honor the life of Melissa Locke who tragically passed away from sarcoma. The resolution passed the Senate by unanimous consent each year since it was first introduced in 2021.
“I am pleased the Senate passed my resolution honoring Melissa Locke and all those that suffer at the hands of this life-threatening disease,” Sen. Johnson said. “As awareness increases, I hope that it will lead to better forms of combat against sarcoma in the medical field.”
Sen. Johnson is joined on the resolution by Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.).
Full text of the resolution can be found here.