A study published in JAMA Network Open showed that a woman's race/ethnicity and income and education levels affect her access to digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening. "Radiology practices and policy makers should be cognizant of these screening access and use differences, and future efforts should address racial/ethnic, educational, financial, and geographic barriers to obtaining DBT screening at the facility level," researchers said.
Study identifies factors affecting access to DBT
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