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More And More Women Are Skipping Follow-Up Medical Checkups

Posted on: 7:46 pm, November 11, 2013, by , updated on: 05:53pm, November 11, 2013


(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.