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Cancer Causes Control. 2015 May;26(5):805-9. doi: 10.1007/s10552-015-0541-4. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Preventing premature deaths from breast and cervical cancer among underserved women in the United States: insights gained from a national cancer screening program.

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Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop F-76, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA, mxw5@cdc.gov.

Abstract

This commentary highlights some of the valuable insights gained from a special collection of papers that utilized data from the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) and appear in this special issue. The data and experiences of the NBCCEDP can inform the identification of new opportunities and directions for meeting the cancer screening needs of underserved women in a complex and changing health care environment.

PMID:
25783456
PMCID:
PMC4431943
DOI:
10.1007/s10552-015-0541-4
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