Mexican Immigrant Male Knowledge and Support Toward Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

@article{Bocanegra2008MexicanIM,
  title={Mexican Immigrant Male Knowledge and Support Toward Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening},
  author={Heike Thiel de Bocanegra and Chau Trinh-Shevrin and Alexandria D. Herrera and Francesca M. Gany},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={326-333}
}
Background We conducted a focus group study to assess the influence of partner communication on breast and cervical cancer screening and the perceived existing and potential support from male partners in participating in cancer screening. Secondarily, Mexican male and female views on health care and cancer were explored. Methods Seven focus groups (two female-only, three male-only, and two couples) were conducted in Spanish. Results Findings suggest that knowledge about cervical cancer was… CONTINUE READING
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