Proposed Legislation Would Require Myeloma Screening for Men During Annual Physical Examination


Assembly Bill 4786, introduced in the New Jersey Senate on October 17, 2022, would require a licensed healthcare professional who performs an annual physical examination on a male patient to include screening for myeloma. This bill was introduced because men have a higher myeloma incidence and death rate compared to women, and African American men have the highest myeloma incidence and death rate according to the American Cancer Society.

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