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October 2012


Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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October 26, 2012

  • Women with disabilities aged 50–74 years are less likely to report receiving a mammogram than women without disabilities.
  • Difficulty with positioning while getting a mammogram may discourage some women with disabilities from scheduling regular screenings.
  • CDC offers free materials to help women with disabilities prepare for prepare for mammograms [PDF-997KB] and discuss any concerns with their doctor.

October 19, 2012

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October 5, 2012

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