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Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases

May 5, 2017

Budget Proposal Demonstrates Critical Importance of Cancer Screening Program

Florida House and Senate leadership agreed to include $2.2 million in funding for the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in the budget released yesterday.  The program provides lifesaving cancer screenings to medically underserved women between the ages of 50 and 64 whose incomes are below 200 percent of the federal poverty level.

March 29, 2017

House, Senate Budget Proposals Put Women's Health at Risk

Weeks after cancer advocates rallied at the State Capitol in support of funding for the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, the Florida House and Senate failed to include any of the $1.8 million in non-recurring funding that had been included in each of the past two st