Assessing Decisional Balance toward Mammography Screening in Korean Women

  title={Assessing Decisional Balance toward Mammography Screening in Korean Women},
  author={Y Park},
Among Korean women breast cancer has the third highest relative frequency of cancer by site. An estimated 4 out of 100,000 women died of breast cancer in 1995 (Ministry of Health & Welfare, 1997). From 1987 to 1996, the mortality rate of breast cancer increased 10.7% (National Statistical Office, 1997). Under the influence of rapid economic development and westernized life style and diet pattern, increasing incidence of breast cancer has been reported in the Korean medical journals (Han, 1993… CONTINUE READING


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