Text message reminders boost breast cancer screening attendance

Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend than those who were not texted, according to a study. „Our research found that a cheap, simple text-message-reminder could boost the number of women — especially those from deprived areas — attending screening, or cancelling in advance,“ authors said. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)