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Barriers to Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in Singapore: a Mixed Methods Analysis.

@article{Malhotra2016BarriersTB,
  title={Barriers to Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in Singapore: a Mixed Methods Analysis.},
  author={Chetna Malhotra and Marcel Bilger and Joy Liu and Eric Andrew Finkelstein},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={
          3887-95
        }
}
BACKGROUND In order to increase breast and cervical cancer screening uptake in Singapore, women's perceived barriers to screening need to be identified and overcome. Using data from both focus groups and surveys, we aimed to assess perceived barriers and motivations for breast and cervical cancer screening. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted 8 focus groups with 64 women, using thematic analysis to identify overarching themes related to women's attitudes towards screening. Based on recurring… 

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