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Sen. Duckworth visits mastectomy boutique

October 10, 2019HME News Staff

CHICAGO - Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., met with breast cancer survivors during a visit to the Second Act Mastectomy Boutique here. Duckworth is the lead sponsor of the Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act, S. 562, a bill that would expand Medicare coverage to include custom breast prostheses for women recovering from mastectomy surgery. During the event, Duckworth heard from several breast cancer survivors, some of whom have had access to custom prostheses through private payers but have been denied...

Breast Cancer, H.R. 1370, Mastectomy, S. 562, Sen. Tammy Duckworth

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Pink ladies

October 22, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Provider Vicki Jones is tickled pink. She opened a branch of the Women's Health Boutique in Dallas yesterday. "Channel 11 covered our ribbon cutting," she said. "A full minute! Wow! That was fabulous for us." It doesn't hurt that it's National Breast Cancer Awareness month, when fall colors everywhere mingle with ubiquitous pink ribbon products. "We wanted to play off that. The media seems more open to the stories we have to tell during October," said Jones. Jones has been doing this for 20 years...

Breast Cancer, e-SP, Pink ribbon, vicki jones, women's health boutique

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