Wyoming Battling Low Breast Cancer Screening Rates
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and while most people are aware of the disease, many women in Wyoming aren't getting mammograms.
In 2014, 65.2% of Wyoming women age 40 and over reported having a mammogram in the past two years, according to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System…
Wyoming’s Mammogram Screening Rate Still Among the Worst
Difficulty of access and confusion about mammogram recommendations both feed into Wyoming's ranking as second lowest in the nation when it comes to the numbers of women taking advantage of screenings for breast cancer.
"The most recent year we have for rankings of overall screening rate…
Wyoming Health Department Urges More Mammograms
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is among the lowest states in the country in terms of the number of women who get mammograms as recommended.
The Wyoming Department of Health says October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Carol Peterson with the health department says the screening rate for Wyoming…