Must do better: Breast Cancer Network releases care report card

They're calling on the Government to reduce the heavy financial burden on patients

A raft of changes to Medicare items are needed to reduce the heavy financial burden on women with breast cancer, according to a report card on care released on Wednesday.

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The Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is calling on the Federal Government to reduce the out-of-pocket costs patients face for investigations and to improve access to best-practice care.

The State of the Nation report, which marks 20 years of advocacy from the network, is calling for changes to the Medicare scheme, including abolishing the multiple service rule for breast imaging, and