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Cancer Among Women Treated in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.

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Summary of "Cancer Among Women Treated in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System."

The Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system is a high-volume provider of cancer care. Women are the fastest growing patient population using VA healthcare services. Quantifying the types of cancers diagnosed among women in the VA is a critical step toward identifying needed healthcare resources for women Veterans with cancer.

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Name: Journal of women's health (2002)
ISSN: 1931-843X
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A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.

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