Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screening and Sources of Cancer Information Among Older Women in the United States: Results From the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey

@article{Coughlin2007BreastAC,
  title={Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screening and Sources of Cancer Information Among Older Women in the United States: Results From the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey},
  author={Steven Scott Coughlin and Zahava Berkowitz and Nikki A. Hawkins and Florence K. L. Tangka},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={2766 - 2792}
}
INTRODUCTION The number of people in the United States aged 65 years and older is increasing. Older people have a higher risk of dying from cancer; however, recent information about breast and colorectal cancer screening rates among women aged 65 years and older and about sources of health information consulted by these women is limited. METHODS We examined data from the Health Information National Trends Survey for women aged 65 years and older who had no personal history of breast or… CONTINUE READING