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  • Women with serious mental illness less likely to receive cancer screenings

    Women with symptoms of serious mental illness are 40 percent less likely to receive routine cancer screenings, according to new research by Xiaoling Xiang, a doctoral candidate in social work.

    Women with symptoms of serious mental illness are 40 percent less likely to receive routine cancer screenings, according to new research by Xiaoling Xiang, a doctoral candidate in social work.

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  • To reach Xiaoling Xiang, call 217-244-9884; email xxiang3@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Serious Psychological Distress as a Barrier to Cancer Screenings Among Women,” is available online from ScienceDirect.