Financial barriers to cervical cancer screening

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Among low-income, uninsured, or publicly insured women ages 25-64 years who were not up to date on cervical cancer screening, 72% perceived financial barriers to screening. The most commonly reported barriers were screening appointment costs (71%) and follow-up/future treatment costs (44%).
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news