Awareness of breast cancer among female students at Ain Shams University, Egypt.

  title={Awareness of breast cancer among female students at Ain Shams University, Egypt.},
  author={Dina Nabih Kamel Boulos and Ramy R Ghali},
  journal={Global journal of health science},
  volume={6 1},
The present study aimed to determine knowledge of breast cancer risk factors, symptoms and early detection methods and to identify knowledge and practice of breast self-examination among Ain Shams University female students. This is a descriptive cross sectional study.Most study participants had low level of knowledge of breast cancer risk factors. The most widely known risk factors by the students were smoking 66.9%, followed by radiation to the chest 63.7% and genetic factors 63.7%. Most of… CONTINUE READING
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