Knowledge about Risk Factors for Cancer among Adults in Nepal

  title={Knowledge about Risk Factors for Cancer among Adults in Nepal},
  author={Kritika Poudel and Naomi Sumi},
  journal={KnE Life Sciences},
Cancer accounts for 8% mortality in Nepal and is an emerging public health concern. It is believed that increasing the basic knowledge about cancer is vital to decreasing the burden of cancer diagnosis and treatment. The purpose of this study was to identify cancer awareness among Nepali adults. A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted in five wards of Lalitpur Sub-metropolitan city. A random sample of 300 Nepali adults aged 20–60 years participated in this study. Most participants… 
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