Breast cancer risk assessment and risk perception on nurses and midwives in Bornova Health District in Turkey.

@article{eber2006BreastCR,
  title={Breast cancer risk assessment and risk perception on nurses and midwives in Bornova Health District in Turkey.},
  author={Esin Çeber and Meral T{\"u}rk Soyer and Meltem Çiçeklioğlu and Sunduz Cimat},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={244-9}
}
Risk perception is a significant component of awareness of breast cancer risks. It can be helpful to reduce deaths of breast cancer via increasing awareness risk level. This study aimed to discuss the level of perceived and calculated breast cancer risk and to provide data on the practice of breast self-examination and use of mammography among 215 nurses and midwives working in the 23 primary healthcare centers in Turkey. Participants were asked to assess their personal lifetime breast cancer… CONTINUE READING