[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Breast Cancer Patient Education Act

H.R. 1984: Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2013 – To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options. Breast Cancer Patient … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Breast Cancer Patient Education Act Gains Support in House & Senate

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 1984: Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2013 To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options. New Cosponsor: … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Patient Education Act coincides with Jolie’s

Breast Cancer Patient Education Act coincides with Jolie’s educational New York Times op/ed The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announced its strong support of the “Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” (S. 931). This bipartisan legislation was introduced this past week, coinciding with National Women’s Health Week, in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. … Continue reading