Monday, December 12, 2016

Lectures on Breast Cancer Screening May Improve Knowledge, Reduce Anxiety in Women, Research Suggests

Diagnostic Imaging (12/8) reports on a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology finding that “public lectures about breast cancer screening decrease anxiety and improve knowledge in women.” The study included 117 women, average age 45, who sat for “one-hour sessions of structured lectures and question-and-answer periods,” with “anonymous pre- and post-session questionnaires.” The women “reported decreased anxiety and improved knowledge” and demonstrated that knowledge by their ability to answer certain questions correctly. 
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