BRCA Genetic Testing and Receipt of Preventive Interventions Among Women Aged 18-64 Years with Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 2009–2014
Reports on rural and urban rates of genetic testing to identify women at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer, with data by age group and region. Also examines rural and urban post-test preventive interventions, including mastectomy, MRI, mammography, and genetic counseling.
Katherine Kolor, Zhuo Chen, Scott D. Grosse, et al.
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(15), 1-11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cancer · Health screening · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women