A national cross-sectional study of adherence to timely mammography use in Malta

@inproceedings{Marmar2018ANC,
  title={A national cross-sectional study of adherence to timely mammography use in Malta},
  author={Danika Marmar{\`a} and Vincent Marmar{\`a} and Gill Hubbard},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2018}
}
Routine mammography improves survival. To achieve health benefits, women must attend breast screening regularly at recommended time intervals. Maltese women are routinely invited to undergo mammography at three-year intervals at an organized breast screening programme (MBSP) or can opt to attend a private clinic. Previous research shows that health beliefs, particularly perceived barriers, were the most significant predictors of uptake to the first MBSP invitation. Whether these beliefs and… CONTINUE READING
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