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Identifying Women's Knowledge about Risk Factors of Breast Cancer and Reasons for Having Mammography
- Guvenc, Inanc (Department of Radiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy) ;
- Guvenc, Gulten (School of Nursing, Gulhane Military Medical Academy) ;
- Tastan, Sevinc (School of Nursing, Gulhane Military Medical Academy) ;
- Akyuz, Aygul (School of Nursing, Gulhane Military Medical Academy)
- Published : 2012.08.31
The aim of this study was to identify breast cancer risk factors and reasons for having mammography of the women who applied for mammography, as well as to determine their level of knowledge about risk factors and level of risk perception, and anxiety concerning breast cancer. This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted from June 15, 2010 through September 10, 2010, in a university hospital in Ankara, Turkey. A questionnaire prepared by the researchers was used to collect the data. The mean age of the women was
Breast cancer;risk factors;breast cancer knowledge;mammography;risk perception;Turkey
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