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Statement on Passage of Diagnostic and Supplemental Imaging Legislation in Kentucky

Susan G. Komen commends passage of HB 115 in Kentucky, which removes out-of-pocket costs for diagnostic and supplemental imaging. This is a critical form of breast cancer screening for some high-risk individuals and an important step in determining...
8-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Introduction of Legislation to Expand Access to Breast Cancer Treatment for Missourians

Susan G. Komen®, commends Representative Chantelle Nickson-Clark (D-Florissant) for working with Komen to expand eligibility for the MO HealthNet Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment (BCCT) program, providing increased access to vital breast and...
3-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Susan G. Komen® Urges U.S. House, Senate to Pass Critical Breast Health Legislation After House Committee Vote

Susan G. Komen is urging the U.S. House and Senate to bring the SCREENS for Cancer Act to a floor vote as soon as possible so breast health services are available to those who need them now.
20-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bill Introduced in Illinois Would Increase Access to Genetic Testing

Legislation introduced in Illinois would eliminate financial barriers to clinically appropriate genetic testing and additional screenings in an effort to detect breast cancers related to a known inherited gene mutation.
25-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of South Dakotans

Legislation introduced in South Dakota will eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by eliminating out-of-pocket costs for diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging.
24-Jan-2024 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of South Dakotans

Legislation introduced in South Dakota will eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by eliminating out-of-pocket costs for diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. This imaging is critical in ruling out or confirming...
24-Jan-2024 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Legislation Introduced In Wisconsin Would Increase Access to Treatments for Metastatic Cancer Patients

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, applauds Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Senator Dianne Hesslebein (D-Middleton) for introducing legislation that would prohibit the use of step therapy protocols for...
12-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Legislation Introduced In Washington State Would Increase Access to Treatments for Metastatic Cancer Patients

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, applauds Senator Ron Muzzall (R-Oak Harbor) and Representative Paul Harris (R-Vancouver) for introducing legislation that would prohibit the use of step therapy protocols for...
12-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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