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Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Using the Gail Model: a Turkish Study
- Erbil, Nulufer (Department of Nursing, School of Health, Ordu University) ;
- Dundar, Nursel (Special Anlam Anatolian Health Vocational High School) ;
- Inan, Cigdem (Disabled Care and Rehabilitation Programme, Vocational Higher School of Ikizce, Ordu University) ;
- Bolukbas, Nurgul (Department of Nursing, School of Health, Ordu University)
- Published : 2015.02.04
Purpose: This study was conducted to determine risk of developing of breast cancer among Turkish women. Materials and Methods: Using a descriptive and cross-sectional approach, data were collected from 231 women. Breast cancer risk was calculated using the National Cancer Institute's on-line verson of called as the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool or the Gail Risk Assesment Tool. Results: The average age of women was
Breast cancer;risk assessment;Gail method;Turkish women
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