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There is a new proposed Mastectomy Law Change that will be so helpful for women. Will you please take 30 seconds and sign thi

By May 5, 2008 - 8:52am
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Proposed Mastectomy Law Change
Breast Cancer Hospitalization Bill - Important legislation for all women.

There's a bill called the Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act which will require insurance companies to cover a minimum 48-hour hospital stay for patients undergoing a mastectomy. It's about eliminating the 'drive-through mastectomy' where women are forced to go home just a few hours after surgery, against the wishes of their doctor, still groggy from anesthesia and sometimes with drainage tubes still attached.

Lifetime Television has put this bill on their web page with a petition drive to show your support. PLEASE!! Sign the petition by clicking on the web site below. Just fill out the boxes with a star in the corner. That is all you have to do!

Please send this to everyone in your address book. If there was ever a time when our voices and choices should be heard, this is one of those times. Please take 30 seconds to go to vote on this issue and send it on to others you know who will do the same.


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This is apparently a very hot topic on EmpowHer.com. Thank you for passing along the information. Also, if you would like to learn more about the surgery, be sure to check out EmpowHer's video section. How did you find out about this Act? Did you undergo a mastectomy?

May 5, 2008 - 8:57am
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