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Mobile Versus Fixed Facility: Latinas' Attitudes and Preferences for Obtaining a Mammogram.

Authors
  • Scheel, John R1
  • Tillack, Allison A2
  • Mercer, Lauren3
  • Coronado, Gloria D4
  • Beresford, Shirley A A5
  • Molina, Yamile6
  • Thompson, Beti7
  • 1 Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, Washington. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
  • 3 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. , (Mexico)
  • 4 Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon.
  • 5 School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
  • 6 Community Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 7 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR
Publication Date
Oct 18, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.08.030
PMID: 29055611
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Although most Latinas preferred obtaining a mammogram at a fixed facility, positive experiences with mobile mammography services changed their attitudes toward them. These findings highlight the need to include community education when using mobile mammographic service to increase screening mammography rates in underserved communities.

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