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Breast Reconstruction Insurance: Physician Shares What You Need to Know
13 May 2017

Breast Reconstruction Insurance: Physician Shares What You Need to Know

Today we welcome Cristiane Ueno, MD. She shares important, but not widely known, information related to breast reconstruction insurance. Thank you, Docter Ueno!   How much do you know about the “Women’s Health and Care Rights Act (WHCRA)” of 1998?   Federal Law Requires Insurance Companies to Cover Breast Reconstruction The WHCRA was signed into law on October 21, 1998, and states that group health...

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Inspired to Help? How to Be a Breast Cancer Advocate
09 May 2017

Inspired to Help? How to Be a Breast Cancer Advocate

Whether you’ve finished your breast cancer journey or are just starting it, you’ve developed a passion for breast cancer advocacy. You know your voice is powerful. And your experience makes you an expert in dealing with breast cancer. Here are some tips for becoming a breast cancer advocate.   The great thing about breast cancer advocacy is that you can be as involved as you...

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Breast Cancer Legislation: How We Got Where We Are Now
03 May 2017

Breast Cancer Legislation: How We Got Where We Are Now

At I’m Taking Charge, we look forward to the day when all women will have the opportunity to be fully informed about all aspects of breast cancer. This includes information about effective detection and treatment, and about safe and affordable options for reconstruction. It also includes information about proven strategies for prevention and a flourishing post-treatment lifestyle. This month, we’re highlighting the efforts of individuals...

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