Breast Self-Examination

Known as: Self-Examinations, Breast, Breast Self-Surveillance, breast self-exam 
The inspection of one's breasts, usually for signs of disease, especially neoplastic disease.
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
© 2008 The Author. Journal compilation © 2008 International Association of Applied Psychology. Published by Blackwell Publishing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Breast cancer appears to be a disease of both the developing and developed worlds. Among Turkish women, breast cancer is the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Breast self-examination (BSE) is widely recommended for breast cancer prevention. Following recent controversy over the efficacy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Among women who practice breast self-examination (BSE), breast cancers may be detected when they are at an earlier… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A cross-sectional study was conducted to examine the knowledge of breast cancer, attitudes toward breast self-examination (BSE… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A descriptive study was carried out to explore the beliefs and behaviours of Iranian teachers toward breast cancer and breast… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
This article applies recent developments in cognitive-social theory to health-protective behavior, articulating a Cognitive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The purpose of this study was to refine an instrument to measure the Health Belief Model concepts of susceptibility, seriousness… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In this study we tested the framing hypothesis that a pamphlet stressing the negative consequences of not performing breast self… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Evidence about screening for breast cancer demonstrates how principles of clinical epidemiology can be used to aid in decisions… (More)
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