Cancer Screening: One-on-One Education for Clients – Breast Cancer

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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: March 2010

Workgroups: Cancer Workgroup

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends using one-on-one education to increase breast cancer screening. In these interventions, health care workers, other health professionals, lay health advisors, and volunteers give people information by phone or in person about the need for screening. The interventions also include information on the benefits of screening and ways to overcome barriers. They can be tailored to reach specific people or more general to address the overall intended population.

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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2010). Cancer Screening: One-on-One Education for Clients – Breast Cancer. Retrieved from