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Asian and Hispanic women slower to make up mammography screening missed during pandemic

Despite huge declines in the number of women getting mammography screening for breast cancer during the early months of the pandemic, the numbers rebounded strongly in the summer 2020, as healthcare facilities adapted new protocols to ensure staff and patient safety. anic lagged behind Black and White women in getting screened. While more than 90 percent of Black and White women were eventually screened, only 73 percent of Hispanic and 51 percent of Asian women were, according to the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium, a federally-funded national network of breast imaging registries.
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