Satisfaction and Anxiety for Women During Investigation of an Abnormal Screening Mammogram

  title={Satisfaction and Anxiety for Women During Investigation of an Abnormal Screening Mammogram},
  author={Thomas Gregory Hislop and Susan R. Harris and Jeremy Jackson and Sally Thorne and Eunice J. Rousseau and Andrew J. Coldman and Judith A. Vestrup and Charles J. Wright and Ivo A. Olivotto},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
Five community-designed pilot projects were undertaken to reduce the time to diagnosis following an abnormal mammogram. One thousand five hundred and seventy-eight women with abnormal mammograms completed a self-administered questionnaire (71% response) which inquired about experiences and satisfaction with time delay from screening to diagnosis, the information received and support given by health professionals, and measures of anxiety and stress during this time interval. Four of the five… CONTINUE READING

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