As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off today it’s important to note that inadequate funding continues to limit the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program (NBCCEDP) to providing screenings to only one in five eligible women nationwide.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. -– April 20, 2007 -– President Bush signed critical legislation into law today to expand a successful program that provides lifesaving breast and cervical cancer screenings to low-income, uninsured and underinsured women.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- March 27, 2007 -- The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) Reauthorization Act of 2007 (H.R. 1132).
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Applauds House Committee Vote to Reauthorize National Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
WASHINGTON — September 27, 2006 — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action
NetworkSM(ACS CAN), the sister advocacy organization of the American Cancer
Society, today lauded the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s approval of the
American Cancer Society Supports Legislation Reauthorizing National Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
WASHINGTON — June 1, 2006 — The American Cancer Society today announced its
support for a House bill on the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection
Program (NBCCEDP), and asks all Members of Congress to show their support for this