Women's Health; Statistical Research Brief; Cancer
This brief provides: 1) an overview of California breast and cervical cancer screening programs for low-income women, 2) description of California's implementation of the BCCPTA and state-funded treatment coverage, and 3) findings from a series of 15 focus groups with low-income women in San Diego and San Francisco discussions conducted to learn more about BCCPTA coverage and its implementation in California. The purpose of the study was to hear directly from women in California about their experiences, knowledge, and opinions of breast and cervical cancer screening and treatment services after the implementation of the BCCPTA.
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Kenney, K. A., Blake, S. C., Maloy, K., Ranji, U. R., & Salganicoff, A. (2004). Hearing their voices: Lessons from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act (BCCPTA). Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.