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    2010

Educational intervention to improve breast health knowledge among women in Jordan.

@article{Taha2010EducationalIT,
  title={Educational intervention to improve breast health knowledge among women in Jordan.},
  author={Hana Taha and Yara Halabi and Vanja Berggren and Salma Jaouni and Lennarth Nystr{\"o}m and Raeda J Al-Qutob and Rolf Wahlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          1167-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Jordan and on average 70% of the cases present at advanced stages. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a public educational campaign conducted by the Jordan Breast Cancer Program to improve breast health knowledge among Jordanian women and to relate their knowledge to breast health practices. METHODS The campaign was conducted in five governorates in Jordan with a total of 105 public group lectures about… CONTINUE READING

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