Cancer risk perception could lead to adverse health outcomes among women

According to recent studies, the US has a disadvantage in women’s life expectancy compared to peer countries despite high rates of health screenings. Researchers have examined the perceptions of risk among females and found that minority and less educated women believe that breast cancer, rather than heart disease, is the more common killer. They recommend health care providers incorporate healthier lifestyle strategies for heart disease with messages for improved breast health. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)