Bill Calls For National Educational Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer For Young Women Most At Risk

News — By on April 18, 2009 at 3:59 am

WASHINGTON — The Young Survival Coalition and Living Beyond Breast Cancer applaud Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for introducing legislation that highlights the breast cancer risks facing young women under the age of 40. The “Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act of 2009,” introduced today, calls for million a year from 2010 to 2014 to launch an education campaign aimed at young women, especially those women most susceptible to breast cancer. “We are pleased to see Rep. Wasserman Schultz bringing together policymakers and key stakeholders to begin putting ideas on the table to discuss how we can better serve young women with breast cancer,” said Marcia Stein, CEO of the Yo…

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