Health

Regional differences in how many go to cancer screening appointments

2:28 min
  • There are large regional differences in the number of women that are going to screening appointments for breast or cervical cancer, according to a new report by Cancerfonden, the Swedish Cancer Society.
  • The report, which was carried out for the first time, shows that women's salary and education is also a factor when it comes to whether they show up or not.
  • Region Blekinge has the highest percentage of show-ups for mammography appointments, while Stockholm has the lowest.