Protection from cancer and early diagnosis applications in Izmir, Turkey: a pilot study.

@article{irin2006ProtectionFC,
  title={Protection from cancer and early diagnosis applications in Izmir, Turkey: a pilot study.},
  author={Ahsen Şirin and Senay Unsal Atan and Emel Tasci},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={207-13}
}
Research was planned as a descriptive and cross-sectional study in order to explore knowledge and practices of individuals residing in the Bornova District about protection from and early diagnosis of cancer. The individuals residing in the Bornova District in Izmir constituted the population of research. A total of 195 persons, who were selected by convenience sampling method, participated in the study. Results show that 89.2% of the individuals knew what cancer was, 50.3% were alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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