Knowledge, attitude about breast cancer and practice of breast cancer screening among female health care professionals: a study from Turkey.

@article{Akpinar2011KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitude about breast cancer and practice of breast cancer screening among female health care professionals: a study from Turkey.},
  author={Yeliz Yelen Akpinar and Zeynep Baykan and Melis Naçar and Iskender G{\"u}n and Fevziye Çetinkaya},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 11},
  pages={3063-8}
}
The awareness of health professionals about breast cancer prevention is of vital importance, since their beliefs and behaviors may have a major impact on other women. The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge, and attitudes regarding risk factors for breast cancer as well as screening such as breast self-examination, clinical breast examination and mammography among different groups of female health professionals. In this cross- sectional study, 444 female health professionals in… CONTINUE READING
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