Attitudes and practices of colon cancer screening compared to breast cancer screening in women in East Harlem, NY

Christie, Jennifer A; Jandorf, Lina; Itzkowitz, Steven
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS125
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Attitudes and Practices of Colon Cancer Screening Compared to Breast Cancer Screening in Women in East Harlem, NY," by Jennifer A. Christie, Lina Jandorf, and Steven Itzkowitz is presented.


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