Politics & Government

April 10, 2009 6:46 PM

Congresswoman's cancer bill draws surprising opposition

Two days after she disclosed her private battle with cancer, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz began championing legislation that calls for spending $45 million over the next five years to boost awareness of breast cancer risks among younger women. A leading breast cancer prevention researcher and the National Breast Cancer Coalition have panned the legislation as unnecessary and even potentially harmful.

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