Disparities in breast and cervical cancer screening in women with mental illness: a systematic literature review.

@article{Aggarwal2013DisparitiesIB,
  title={Disparities in breast and cervical cancer screening in women with mental illness: a systematic literature review.},
  author={Arpita Aggarwal and Ananda K. Pandurangi and Wally Smith},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={392-8}
}
CONTEXT Breast and cervical cancer screening rates have improved substantially in the U.S. during the past decade. Cancer screening and other health outcomes in patients with mental illnesses, such as major depression and schizophrenia, remain suboptimal. Understanding the prevalence and root causes of these disparities is an essential first step toward developing effective interventions. This paper presents a systematic literature review of current evidence on breast and cervical cancer… CONTINUE READING
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