Age-related disparities in cancer screening: analysis of 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data.

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PURPOSE Although few studies have explored age-related health care disparities, some researchers have asserted such disparities uniformly disfavor the elderly and are largely attributable to ageism in the health care system. We compared age-related patterns of screening for colorectal cancer with those for breast and prostate cancer in persons aged 50 years… (More)

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