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Early cancer detection law

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

President Bush reauthorizes National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program as he signs the bill into law April 20. The law authorizes $1.25 billion for breast and cervical cancer screening programs over the 2008-2012 period (1"The Gray Sheet" April 2, 2007, In Brief). During "the span of my administration, we have spent, along with Congress, $6.7 billion" to fund breast and cervical cancer research and prevention, Bush noted...

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