Knowledge, attitude, and practices related to cervical cancer among adult women: A hospital-based cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Bansal2015KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitude, and practices related to cervical cancer among adult women: A hospital-based cross-sectional study},
  author={Agam Bansal and Abhijit Patilbuwa Pakhare and Neel Kamal Kapoor and Ragini Mehrotra and Arun Mahadeo Kokane},
  booktitle={Journal of natural science, biology, and medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among Indian women of reproductive age. Unfortunately, despite the evidence of methods for prevention, most of the women remain unscreened. The reported barriers to screening include unawareness of risk factors, symptoms and prevention; stigma and misconceptions about gynecological diseases and lack of national cervical cancer screening guidelines and policies. This study attempts to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practices related to… CONTINUE READING

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