Reminder program dramatically increases mammography rates, Kaiser Permanente study finds

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 02:42 in Health & Medicine

July 14, 2009 (Portland, Ore.) -- A reminder program aimed at screening for breast cancer when it is most treatable boosted mammography rates by more than 17 percentage points, according to a new study by Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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