Early breast cancer detection practices, health beliefs, and cancer worries in Jewish and Arab women.

@article{Cohen2005EarlyBC,
  title={Early breast cancer detection practices, health beliefs, and cancer worries in Jewish and Arab women.},
  author={Miri Cohen and Faisal Azaiza},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 5-6},
  pages={852-8}
}
BACKGROUND Breast examinations (BE) for the early detection of breast cancer are the principal way of increasing survival rates in breast cancer. To date, BE practices among Jewish as compared with Arab women, and the factors associated with them have not been examined in Israel. OBJECTIVES (1) To study differences in BE practices among Arab and Jewish women. (2) To characterize demographic, cognitive, and emotional factors related to Arab and Jewish women's BE practices. METHOD In 2004… CONTINUE READING