Title 26 Chapter 21a Section 301

Utah Health Code
Cancer Programs
Section 301
Breast cancer mortality reduction program.

            

26-21a-301.   Breast cancer mortality reduction program.

            The department shall create a breast cancer mortality reduction program. The program shall include:

            (1) education programs for health professionals regarding skills in cancer screening, diagnosis, referral, treatment, and rehabilitation based on current scientific knowledge;

            (2) education programs to assist the public in understanding:

            (a) the benefits of regular breast cancer screening;

            (b) resources available in the medical care system for cancer screening, diagnosis, referral, treatment, and rehabilitation; and

            (c) available options for treatment of breast cancer and the ramifications of each approach; and

            (3) subsidized screening mammography for low-income women as determined by the department standards.


Enacted by Chapter 126, 1991 General Session