STUDY: embarrassment reason for lack of breast and cervical screening in obese women.

(AP/CBS)

A new study says obese women are less likely to be screened for breast and cervical cancers.

Some surveys indicate that overweight women often worry about embarrassment in the exam room.

These women say negative reactions from healthcare providers and "lectures" about their weight are the biggest concerns when going in for an appointment.



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