Breast Cancer and Mammography : Current Knowledge , Attitudes and Practices of Female Health Workers in a Tertiary Health Institution in Northern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Oche2012BreastCA,
  title={Breast Cancer and Mammography : Current Knowledge , Attitudes and Practices of Female Health Workers in a Tertiary Health Institution in Northern Nigeria},
  author={MO Oche and A. Umar},
  year={2012}
}
Breast cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer related deaths among women worldwide, accounting for 31% of cancers among women and 19% of deaths among women are due to cancer. Early detection of breast cancer and early presentation for management has been shown to reduce mortality rates. This descriptive cross-sectional study involving 100 female health workers made up of 30 doctors and 70 nurses was carried out at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching hospital, Sokoto .The study… CONTINUE READING

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