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National Breast Cancer Coalition Survey Reveals That Lack of Commitment and Funding Impede the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Date:10/31/2008

>(http://www.breastcancercaucus.org) centers around leadership and their commitment to advocate for policies, programs and research that are patient-centered, serve the needs of individuals, and contribute to an equitable and efficient system.

As part of its long-standing effort to eradicate breast cancer, NBCC will call upon the new Administration and both houses of Congress to:

-- fully support and adhere to policies, programs and research that are

patient-centered, serve the needs of individuals, and contribute to an

equitable and efficient system of health care delivery;

-- guarantee access to quality healthcare for all;

-- provide the necessary resources for innovative research, including

adequate funding for the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research

Program; and

-- preserve the Medicaid Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program

(BCCTP).

The survey, sponsored by NBCC and made public today, was fielded in August by Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates, and includes responses from 1,002 women over the age of 21 with incomes of $35,000 or more and at least a high school degree.

Survey Results:

The Eradication of the Disease

-- Nearly 1 in 3 women surveyed increasingly feel that the focus of breast

cancer research should be on the eradication of the disease.

-- Specifically, 25 percent of those respondents age 21-24 believe that

complete eradication of breast cancer should be the focus and future

of breast cancer, compared to 13 percent of those respondents age

18-24 in 2007.

-- The study finds that twice as many women believe breast cancer will be

eradicated in their children's lifetime as opposed to their own.

-- 30 percent of those respondents age 50+ doubted that therapies or

treatments will be developed to prevent
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