Politics & Government

April 10, 2009

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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