Attendance at a breast screening clinic: a problem of administration or attitudes.

  title={Attendance at a breast screening clinic: a problem of administration or attitudes.},
  author={Kathy French and A Michael Porter and Susan E. Robinson and Finlay McCallum and John G R Howie and Michelle M Roberts},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={285 6342},
In a study of why a sample of women, aged 45-64 and registered with a group practice in Edinburgh, attended or did not attend the Edinburgh Breast Screening Clinic demographic, aetiological, social, and perceptual characteristics of attenders and non-attenders were compared. Similar proportions of attenders and non-attenders knew the chance of a breast lump being cancer and were aware of the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment. The study, however, suggests that non-attenders saw the… CONTINUE READING

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