Should Older Adults With Fewer Years to Live Keep Getting Cancer Screenings? Poll Explores Attitudes

September 28, 2023


Read time:

5-15 mins
NPHA Cancer Screening 02 Web

According to a poll by the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging, a majority of older adults disagree with the idea of using life expectancy as part of guidelines that say which patients should get cancer screenings such as mammograms and colonoscopies. That goes against a trend in such guidelines, which national organizations develop based on medical evidence.

More from the Alumni Education Gateway
Join the Alumni Education Gateway Email List​
We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By using this site, you accept our use of cookies.