Knowledge of risk factors, beliefs and practices of female healthcare professionals towards breast cancer in a tertiary institution in Lagos, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Ibrahim2008KnowledgeOR,
  title={Knowledge of risk factors, beliefs and practices of female healthcare professionals towards breast cancer in a tertiary institution in Lagos, Nigeria},
  author={Nasiru Akamnu Ibrahim and Olumuyiwa Omotola Odusanya},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2008}
}
Breast cancer is the leading female malignancy in Nigeria. Screening for early detection has led to reduction in mortality from the disease. It is known that attitudes of physicians and motivation by community nurses influence uptake of screening methods by women. This study aims to investigate knowledge of breast cancer risk factors, beliefs about treatment and practice of screening methods among a cohort of female healthcare professionals in Lagos, Nigeria. A cross-sectional study was… CONTINUE READING
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