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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Resources For Women

Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! (by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer) Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: VA Leads Nation In Breast Cancer Screening Rates

Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! (by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer) Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: VA Leads Nation In Breast Cancer Screening Rates

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the nation in breast cancer screening rates and has outperformed non-VA health care systems in breast cancer screenings for more than 15 years, with 87 percent of eligible women receiving mammograms in the VA health care system in fiscal year 2010. Non-veteran statistics were gathered by Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, a tool… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: VA Leads Nation In Breast Cancer Screening Rates

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the nation in breast cancer screening rates and has outperformed non-VA health care systems in breast cancer screenings for more than 15 years, with 87 percent of eligible women receiving mammograms in the VA health care system in fiscal year 2010. Non-veteran statistics were gathered by Healthcare Effectiveness… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month News: VA Leads in Women’s Preventative Health

This is a Breast Cancer Awareness Month PSA October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to a recent report, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the nation in breast cancer screening rates and has outperformed non-VA health care systems in breast cancer screenings for more than 15 years, with 87 percent of eligible women receiving mammograms in the VA health… Read more