Knowledge of Breast Cancer and Its Early Detection Measures among Female Students, in Mekelle University, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

  title={Knowledge of Breast Cancer and Its Early Detection Measures among Female Students, in Mekelle University, Tigray Region, Ethiopia},
  author={Tesfay{\'e} Hailu and Hailemariam Berhe and Desta Hailu and Haftu Berhe},
  journal={Science Journal of Clinical Medicine},
Background: Breast cancer is the most common of all cancers in women both in the developed and less developed world. Its incidence rate varies from 19.3 per 100,000 women in Eastern Africa to 89.7 per 100,000 women in Western Europe. Globally, it claims the lives of 508, 000 women per year. Since risk reduction strategies cannot eliminate the majority of breast cancers, early detectionremains the cornerstone of breast cancer control. Health education and communication have been found critical… 

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