October 1, 2013

Fear of the "Big C" Prevents Women From Getting Screened

In Lynne Kett-Hiscoe’s packed agenda, scheduling a mammogram was just another item on her to-do list—one that was getting in the way of business.

It was right in the middle of tax season, and the 51-year-old was helping out at her husband’s accountancy firm.

“I wasn’t going to do it right away because it was busy season,” Kett-Hiscoe recalls. Her rationale for putting the examination off was simple: “We didn’t have cancer at all in our family.”

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