Geographic access and the use of screening mammography Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Geography
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Mass Screening
  • Ultrasonography, Mammary

abstract

  • In counties with few or no mammography machines, limited availability of imaging resources may be a barrier to screening. Efforts to increase the number of machines in low-capacity areas may improve mammography rates and reduce geographic disparities in breast cancer screening.

publication date

  • April 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3647348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181ca3ecb

PubMed ID

  • 20195174

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 349

end page

  • 56

volume

  • 48

number

  • 4