Breast cancer awareness and breast self-examination in Northern Saudi Arabia. A preliminary survey.

@article{Hussein2013BreastCA,
  title={Breast cancer awareness and breast self-examination in Northern Saudi Arabia. A preliminary survey.},
  author={Deema Hussein and Sana H Alorf and Yasmeen S Al-Sogaih and Sheikha H Alorf and Reem S Alaskar and Ashgan M Al-Mahana and Waad F Alsalhowb and Anfal K Alibrahim and Mohamad Yassin Saka and Awdah M Alhazimi and Arzu Baghirova and Salwa Ibrahim Hindawi},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={681-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To elicit knowledge of breast cancer, perception of occurrence, and behavior in relation to breast self-examination (BSE). METHODS A cross-sectional survey was carried out at the Department of Pathology, Medical College, University of Hail, Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for local occupants from Hail city and its rural neighborhood between September 2010 and February 2012. A personal interview-administered descriptive questionnaire and both descriptive and inferential statistics were… CONTINUE READING