Mistrust causes minority women to delay breast cancer screens

02/6/2009 | Reuters

Mistrust of the health care system causes many minority women, especially black women, to delay getting screened for breast cancer, new research says. Some 49% of women in the study agreed that "patients have sometimes been deceived or misled by health care organizations," and 39% of black women said they did not trust health care organizations to keep their information private.

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