More Breast Cancers Found at Early Stage After ACA Took Effect
The implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act has corresponded with an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in the earliest stage, according to a study by Loyola University Chicago. Additionally, the study found that the most dramatic increase was in African American and Hispanic women, who are statistically less likely to receive mammograms than white women. Since cancer treatment is more effective the earlier cancer is detected, this is a significant finding for healthcare. Read more about the study here.