Encouraging Mammography Use among Underserved Women Through a Celebration of Breast Health

Englisbe, Barbara H.; Jimpson, Gloria E.; Harper, Gregory R.; Cohen, Marion
October 1995
American Journal of Public Health;Oct95, Vol. 85 Issue 10, p1446
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a medical program that provides free breast screenings to minority and underserved women in Albany, New York. The program was facilitated through the help of funds appropriated by the New York State Legislature and a working partnership between the Albany Medical College, the Black Nurses Association and a local community group. The Breast Screening and Evaluation Program at Albany Medical College, an academic health center, was designated as the Lead agency for breast cancer counseling, detection, and education programs to promote and provide a low-cost breast cancer screenings to underserved women.


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