Measure Title: RELATING TO CANCER.
Report Title: Comprehensive Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program ($)
Description: Appropriates funds to the Department of Health for the Comprehensive Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB407 HD2)
3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
• Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Hawaii.
• It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
• Early detection of breast cancer increases the opportunity for effective treatment and survival.
• Hawaii’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program provides critical screening and early detection to women who are at high risk, uninsured or underinsured, and have incomes below 250% of the federal poverty level.