PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
October 2, 2012

Mary E. O'Dowd, M.P.H.
Commissioner

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Governor Chris Christie Continues to Protect Most Vulnerable with $12 Million in Funding for Life Saving Early Cancer Detection Program

Visits with Former and Current Patients at Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center

Trenton, NJ - Acting on his commitment to provide state funding for services and programs to assist the most vulnerable New Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie and Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd today visited the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center in Flemington to announce $12 million in funding for New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program (NJCEED) in his Fiscal Year 2013 Budget. The Hunterdon center provides uninsured and low-income New Jerseyans with access to lifesaving free cancer screenings under the NJCEED program. 

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