More And More Women Are Skipping Follow-Up Medical Checkups


(Memphis) Some concerning news about why a lot of women put off following up with their doctor after a breast abnormality is detected.

New research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston finds poorer women
are more likely to delay seeing a doctor after finding a breast abnormality.

Researchers hope their findings will put a new focus on lowering co-payments
and hidden costs for patients including parking fees and child care expenses.


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