Sarcoma Awareness Month Resolutions


In July, Senator Johnson (R-WIS) introduced a resolution designating July 2021 as National Sarcoma Awareness Month, to raise awareness of sarcoma, a form of cancer, and to honor the life of Melissa Locke and the many other Americans that this disease affects.

Thanks to the perseverance of Senator Johnson’s office and sarcoma advocate Brendan Locke, the resolution passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent on August 9, 2021.

Read S.Res.319

Sarcoma Foundation of America’s Press Release

Senator Johnson’s Office Press Release


On February 25, 2013, Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL-14) introduced resolution H. Res. 78 expressing support for designation of July as National Sarcoma Awareness Month.

Read H.Res.78

Read the text of the resolution here