As a cancer survivor I know how difficult it is to be faced with tough decisions about finances and health. I was extremely fortunate to have access to quality treatment. This is not the case for every woman. I want to thank state Rep. Ross Hunter and state Sen. Andy Hill for taking a strong stand against cancer by restoring the funding for Washington State’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP) in their 2015 supplemental operating budget.
Due to a budgetary decision, the BCCTP was eliminated during the 2013 legislative session. For the better part of the last 20 …