Vrouwen met geestelijke aandoeningen ontvangen mogelijk 40 procent minder standaard screening op kanker

Vrouwen met geestelijke aandoeningen ontvangen mogelijk 40 procent minder standaard screening op kanker

Women with symptoms of serious mental illness are significantly less likely to receive three routine cancer screenings – Pap tests, mammograms and clinical breast exams – than women in the general population, despite being at elevated risk for medical comorbidities and early death, a new study indicates.

Bron: Women with mental illness are 40 percent less likely to receive routine cancer screenings

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