The Social Construction of Choice within Screening Mammography: Implications for Policy, Practice, and Communication
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There are increasing efforts to support cisgender women to make an informed decision before participating in biennial screening mammography. I adopted a feminist-relational perspective to explore women’s knowledge about screening and determine how screening mammography is socially constructed by women, healthcare providers, and the media. The findings indicated that opportunities for women to make an informed choice regarding their participation in screening mammography are limited and underscore the need to reconceptualise informed decision-making.
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