Insurance doesn't explain breast cancer disparities

12/2/2009 | Reuters

Researchers said being on Medicaid makes it a little more difficult for women to schedule a timely diagnostic mammogram but that is not enough to explain disparities in breast cancer. They said women on Medicaid are less likely to get a mammogram, more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer and more likely to die from it than women with Medicare or private insurance.

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