Screening – how to counter generations of brainwashing?

‘Messages about the benefits of cancer screening have been so effective that patients continue screening out of a moral obligation or even a custom… Cultural and policy changes are also needed to modify the widely accepted beliefs that favor screening at all times.’

FREE online article: Older Adults and Forgoing Cancer Screening. “I think it would be strange”. Alexia M. Torke, MD, MS; Peter H. Schwartz, MD, PhD; Laura R. Holtz, BS; Kianna Montz, MA; Greg A. Sachs, MD

JAMA Intern Med. 2013;():1-7. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.2903.

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1666431

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About bmitzi

Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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