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Potential missed detection with screening mammography: does the quality of radiologist’s interpretation vary by patient socioeconomic advantage/disadvantage?
(Elsevier Masson, 2013-04)
PURPOSE: We examined whether quality of mammography interpretation as performed by the original reading radiologist varied by patient sociodemographic characteristics. METHODS: For 149 patients residing in Chicago and ...
Misconceptions about breast lumps and delayed medical presentation in urban breast cancer patients.
(American Association for Cancer Research, 2010-03)
BACKGROUND: Despite current recommendations for women to be screened for breast cancer with mammography every one to two years, less than half of all newly diagnosed breast cancers are initially detected through screening ...
Patient Barriers to Follow-Up Care for Breast and Cervical Cancer Abnormalities
(Journal of Women's Health, 2013-06)
Background: Women with breast or cervical cancer abnormalities can experience barriers to timely follow-up care, resulting in delays in cancer diagnosis. Patient navigation programs that identify and remove barriers ...
Body composition changes in females treated for breast cancer: a review of the evidence
(Springer Verlag, 2012-10)
Body composition changes cannot be precisely captured using body weight or body mass index measures. Therefore, the primary purpose of this review was to characterize the patterns of body composition change in females ...