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Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women

Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed.

Abstract
Background :Breast cancer in Iraq ,represents about 3rd of the percentage of cancer that have been
afflicted by Iraqi women (32 percentage). As documented in the Iraqi cancer registry, this type of cancer
is primarily relative to the cancerous types that Iraqi women suffer .The aim of the research was to assess
knowledge of women toward risk factors & symptoms of breast cancer &; relationship with
demographic characteristics .. Methodology: "A descriptive-analytic non-probability study design"
(convenient sam-ple) of (100) women attending Al-Emam Al-Sadiq in "Al-Hilla City".Results: The study
findings showed that (68 percent) of them were Institute college level of education, the overassessment
of knowledge toward risk factors &symptoms of breast cancer were Fair & high significant association
between age and knowledge. Recommendation : ".Health education through Ministry of health for
encouarage to do breast self examination and provide modern technique for diagnosis. Encoura-gement
of women through Media/ TV, Radio, Posters, etc. Who has any risk factors for breast self-examination
and mamm-ography".

Key words: Assessment , women's , knowledge, Breast Cancer


 
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Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. 2021; 12(4): 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50


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Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. http://www.jcdronline.org/?mno=94964 [Access: July 26, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50


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Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. 2021; 12(4): 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50



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Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. (2021), [cited July 26, 2021]; 12(4): 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50



Harvard Style

Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed (2021) Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res., 12 (4), 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50



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Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. 2021. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 12 (4), 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50



Chicago Style

Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. "Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women." Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 12 (2021), 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed. "Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women." Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 12.4 (2021), 438-442. Print. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50



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Dr. Wafaa Ahmed Ameen, Maryam Abdul-Kareem, Mohammed Talib Abed (2021) Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Women. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 12 (4), 438-442. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.50





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