Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Pricey $ Mammograms Prevent Women from Obtaining Regular Screenings

The American Cancer Society recommends that women over 40 receive a mammogram once every year.

But a new study finds that many women skip screening due to high out-of-pocket costs for the procedure.

ABC News discusses the rising costs of preventative health care and its effect on American women.

What does a mammogram cost locally? $417.00! That doesn't count the Dr's office visit or other lab tests).

That hurts, if someone doesn't have medical insurance -

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