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News from the Department of Veterans Affairs
VA creates National Women Veterans Oncology System of Excellence in fight against breast cancer (10/20/2020)
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is developing a National Women Veterans Oncology System of Excellence through research, partnerships precision oncology and teleoncology that will provide women Veteran oncology patients with cutting edge care and access to potentially lifesaving clinical trials.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes Compensated Work Therapy Vocational Rehabilitation Week, Oct. 19-23, acknowledging the more than 1,000 VA Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) vocational rehabilitation counselors, managers and peer support specialists who provide services to more than 64,000 Veterans each year within the VA health care system.
Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making '988' America's New National Suicide Prevention Number (10/17/2020)
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act.