Breast Cancer Screening Awareness, Knowledge, and Practice among Arab Women in the United Arab Emirates: A Cross-Sectional Survey

@inproceedings{Elobaid2014BreastCS,
  title={Breast Cancer Screening Awareness, Knowledge, and Practice among Arab Women in the United Arab Emirates: A Cross-Sectional Survey},
  author={Yusra E. Elobaid and Tar Ching Aw and Michal Grivna and Nico Nagelkerke and Hussein Abdulhadi Al-Wadei},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer screening can reduce morbidity and mortality and improve the survival rate for this malignancy. Low participation in screening programs has been attributable to many factors including lack of knowledge. The aim of this study was to assess breast cancer screening knowledge, attitudes and practices among women of screening age (≥40 years old) in the city of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (UAE). METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 2013 using the Breast Cancer… CONTINUE READING
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