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July 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) joined House Appropriations Committee Republicans to fight to uphold the Hyde Amendment and the Weldon Amendment that have been enshrined in law by bipartisan lawmakers and administrations for 40-years.

A statement from Rep. Fleischmann defending the Hyde and Weldon Amendments is below:

“I rise today in support of this amendment – inclusion of the longstanding Hyde and Weldon provisions.

October 18, 2018 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann 

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“Happy Birthday” and “Happy Anniversary” are sweet words to say and to hear, especially in October. October is also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. By learning more about breast cancer prevention and by sharing information with friends and family, you can ensure that your loved ones are able to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries for many years to come.  

June 29, 2018 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann 

June is Men's Health Month 

Research shows that men are less likely to visit the doctor regularly than women, so they might be missing out on important preventive health visits and screenings. This is especially concerning because men are more likely to die from cancer than women. About 856,370 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018, and an estimated 323,630 will die of these diseases this year. In Tennessee, 231 per every 100,000 males from cancer annually.  

May 29, 2018 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann

Are You Doing Enough To Prevent Skin Cancer?

Are you doing enough to prevent skin cancer? May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summertime just around the corner, it’s time to remind yourself and your loved ones of the steps you should take to reduce your risk. Skin cancer is dangerous, but in most cases, you can prevent it.

April 27, 2018 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann

The Importance of Dental Care Goes Beyond Cavities 

The importance of dental care goes beyond cavities—it’s also about cancer prevention. April is National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, and your dentist or dental hygienist may be your first line of defense against oral cancer.

March 30, 2018 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann 

A Conversation That May Save Your Life

Often times in conversations “bathroom talk” can be considered taboo, but when it comes to colorectal cancer, it may save your life.

February 28, 2018 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann

Cancer Prevention is a Commitment for Life

November 28, 2017 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann

This November, Reduce Your Lung Cancer Risk

In today’s society fewer Americans are smoking and lung cancer rates are declining, yet the disease remains the number one cause of cancer death. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and reminds us that we have more to do to prevent lung cancer.

October 26, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s declaration of opioid abuse as a public health emergency:
October 20, 2017 Press Release

By: Mrs. Brenda Fleischmann

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

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