The knowledge and attitudes of breast self-examination and mammography in a group of women in a rural area in western Turkey

@article{Dndar2005TheKA,
  title={The knowledge and attitudes of breast self-examination and mammography in a group of women in a rural area in western Turkey},
  author={Pınar Erbay D{\"u}ndar and Dilek {\"O}zmen and Beyhan {\"O}zt{\"u}rk and G{\"o}kçe Haspolat and Filiz Akyıldız and S{\"u}meyra Çoban and Gamze Çakıroğlu},
  journal={BMC Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={43 - 43}
}
Breast cancer appears to be a disease of both the developing and developed worlds. Among Turkish women, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. The aims of this cross-sectional study were to determine levels of knowledge about breast cancer and to evaluate health beliefs concerning the model that promotes breast self- examination (BSE) and mammography in a group of women aged 20–64 in a rural area of western Turkey. 244 women were recruited by means of cluster… CONTINUE READING
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