The 2013 National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month


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In September, Americans observe National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to recognize those who died and dedicate themselves to help women battle ovarian cancer.

According to US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, awareness is key to women's survival. The Affordable Care Act is creating health care provisions and options that are more accessible and giving important protections for women.


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Federal Programs Related to - Cancer

Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of neoplasms, abnormal formations of tissue, such as a tumor or growth, which serve no useful function, but grow at the expense of the healthy organism.

Bladder Cancer; Bone Cancer; Brain Cancer; Brain Neoplasms; Brain Tumors; Burkitt's Lymphoma; Cancer; Kaposi Sarcoma; Liver Cancer; Lung
Cancer; Melanoma; Paget's Disease; Prostate Cancer; Renal Cancer; Sarcoma; Stomach Cancer; Testicular Cancer

Federal Programs Related to - Women's Cancers

Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of gynecologic cancer and other cancer of the female reproductive system. Breast Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Fallopian Tube Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Uterine Cancer; Vaginal Cancer; Vulva Cancer

    Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

    Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

    See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)


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