Breast and cervical cancer knowledge, attitudes, and screening practices of Hispanic women diagnosed with cancer.

@article{AparicioTing2003BreastAC,
  title={Breast and cervical cancer knowledge, attitudes, and screening practices of Hispanic women diagnosed with cancer.},
  author={Fabiola E Aparicio-Ting and Amelie G. Ramirez},
  journal={Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={230-6}
}
BACKGROUND Cancer survivors' screening participation is important to prevent cancer recurrence and to maintain health for the growing number of Hispanic cancer survivors. METHODS Using a case comparison study design, data from a survey of Hispanic breast (n = 54) and cervical cancer (n = 58) survivors were analyzed by bivariate analysis. RESULTS Knowledge of screening guidelines was low for all participants, especially regarding cervical cancer screening. Breast cancer survivors were most… CONTINUE READING

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