CDC Vital Signs

Updated Apr. 9, 2024
A nurse is helping a woman prepare for a mammogram.

Health-Related Social Needs Can Keep Women from Getting Lifesaving Mammograms

Challenges include social isolation and cost to access health care

Examples of health-related social needs include not having reliable transportation or losing a job. The more health-related social needs a woman has in her life, the less likely she is to be up to date with her mammogram. Learn more by reading the full report.

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