Breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and screening behaviors among African American women: the Black cosmetologists promoting health program

@article{Sadler2007BreastCK,
  title={Breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and screening behaviors among African American women: the Black cosmetologists promoting health program},
  author={Georgia Robins Sadler and Celine Marie Ko and Jennifer A Cohn and Monique White and Rai-nesha Weldon and Phillis L Wu},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={57 - 57}
}
BACKGROUND African American women have higher rates of breast cancer mortality than their white counterparts. Studies have suggested that this is partly caused by discovery of cancer at a later stage, highlighting the importance of encouraging early detection of breast cancer in this population. To guide the creation of a breast cancer education intervention and help focus other health educators' and clinicians' health promotion efforts, this study explored whether a cohort of African American… CONTINUE READING

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