Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases

October 7, 2009

American Cancer Society Expert Testifies on Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness and Access to Cancer Care

Reducing the number of breast cancer deaths in America requires that we improve access to affordable and adequate health insurance, expand the availability of mammograms, reduce disparities in care among low-income and minority populations, and educate young women about good breast health, testified Otis Brawley, M.D., chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today.