FIGURE 1-1. Personal stories in women's magazines overrepresent the incidence of breast cancer in younger women and underrepresent it among older women.

FIGURE 1-1

Personal stories in women's magazines overrepresent the incidence of breast cancer in younger women and underrepresent it among older women.7

From: 1, Introduction

Cover of Saving Women's Lives
Saving Women's Lives: Strategies for Improving Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis.
Institute of Medicine (US) and National Research Council (US) Committee on New Approaches to Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer; Joy JE, Penhoet EE, Petitti DB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.

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