October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mammography screenings help detect cancer early when it is most treatable. It is recommended women aged 40 and older have mammograms every one to two years. Yet, there’s a disparity in how women use mammography in various neighborhoods throughout the country.
Here is a look at 15 U.S cities out of the Top 500 where disparity among the city’s neighborhoods in mammography use is the lowest (0.29) and the highest (3.27) created by healthcare benchmarking company OnlyBoth. Learn how your neighborhood fares in mammography use at https://public.onlyboth.