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‘ObamaCare’ Could Help Breast Cancer

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is expected to help in the fight against breast cancer, with no rejection for pre-existing conditions, and all insurance options having preventive measures…

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That’s Matt Schafer, who is the government relations director for the American Cancer Society- Cancer Action Network. Education on prevention, earlier detection, and better treatment options have all helped the five-year survival rate for breast cancer to climb to around 98 percent, and Schafer says more improvements are expected…

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Despite some glitches, enrollment under the state’s health care marketplace, called ‘Covered California’ is now underway, with policies to take effect January first. This month is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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