Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, September 25th, 2005
"Counseling women about breast cancer risks has been found to decrease screening compliance," report researchers from the United States, "who investigated whether women's reactions to risk information are an artifact of requiring women to estimate the risk of breast cancer prior to receiving risk information."
"Three hundred and fifty-six women were randomized to either make or not make a risk estimate prior to receiving risk information," wrote A. Fagerlin and colleagues. "Outcome measures were participants' estimates of the average woman's breast cancer...
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