A community-wide program in breast self-examination training and maintenance.

  title={A community-wide program in breast self-examination training and maintenance.},
  author={John K. Worden and Laura J. Solomon and Brian S. Flynn and Michael C. Costanza and Roger S. Foster and Anne L Dorwaldt and S O Weaver},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={19 3},
This study reports on the effects of innovative community-wide breast self-examination education approaches in increasing breast self-examination frequency and quality, and ability to detect breast lumps during a 1-year training program and a second-year maintenance program. Four Vermont communities were randomly assigned to receive breast self-examination training plus maintenance, training alone, control (with full measurement), and low-measurement control. Random digit dialing telephone… CONTINUE READING

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