breast cancer

Oregon House Passes Bill to Create Breast Cancer License Plate

Funds from the Breast Cancer License Plate portion of HB 2730 A would go to early detection and prevention programs

Today, the Oregon House passed legislation to create a Breast Cancer Awareness license plate, the proceeds of which would be appropriated to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for use for early detection of breast and cervical cancers.

New Mammography Resources Available for Women with Disabilities

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Online directory helps patients with disabilities find accessible mammography facilities around the state; free book illustrates what to expect during mammography appointment

April 5, 2012 -- The Oregon Office on Disability and Health (OODH) at Oregon Health & Science University has developed an online resource for women with disabilities to help them find accessible mammography facilities close to home.

Komen Decision to Sever Ties with Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Impact Oregon

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Nevertheless, it’s sad that Komen has allowed itself to be bullied, according to David Greenberg, CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette

February 2, 2012 -- Oregon-based Planned Parenthood affiliates will continue to provide cancer screening services despite a decision by Susan G. Komen For the Cure®, a national organization that raises funds for breast cancer screenings and research, to officially sever ties with Planned Parenthood.

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