Barriers to mammography screening among racial and ethnic minority women.

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Summary of "Barriers to mammography screening among racial and ethnic minority women."

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Disparities in breast cancer mortality rates adversely affect racial/ethnic minority women. Mammography screening is the most effective early detection method and means of reducing mortality rates. Yet, barriers prevent racial/ethnic minority women from participating in regular screening.


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Name: Social science & medicine (1982)
ISSN: 1873-5347
Pages: 112494


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