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Awareness among Hebron Women towards Breast Cancer Screening by utilizing Breast Self-Examination (BSE) and Mammogram | Abstract
Journal of Cancer Research and Immuno-Oncology

Journal of Cancer Research and Immuno-Oncology
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1266

Abstract

Awareness among Hebron Women towards Breast Cancer Screening by utilizing Breast Self-Examination (BSE) and Mammogram

Khaled Sabarna*, Mysara Rumman, Firas Fohely and Doaa Waleed Atamneh

Aim: The main aim of the study is identifying Hebron women awareness and practice regarding to Breast cancer screening including BSE and mammography screening. A descriptive cross-sectional quantitative study design is used.

Objectives of Study: Identifying the knowledge level among women regarding to Breast cancer screening. Exploring factors that affect both knowledge and practice of women is regarding to breast cancer screening. Identifying the relationship between demographic variables with knowledge, attitude and practice regarding to women knowledge, attitude and practice toward breast cancer screening.

Methods: Convenience sample method used according to the determination the inclusion criteria; the sample size was 50 women. Hebron women age more than 20 years old included in the study.

Results: Based on data analysis of the knowledge level of breast self-examination, the majority of them (63%) rated their knowledge as medium knowledge. Also, 22% of them rated their knowledge as “Good”. Only 13% of the women rated their knowledge as “Excellent”. On the other hand, 14% of the participated women indicated that their knowledge in breast self-examination is weak. More importantly, 14% of the surveyed women indicated that they have no idea about breast self- examination.

Conclusion: Breast cancer is a global health problem and the most common cancer amongst women, it comprisi ng 23% of the female cancers. Also, it’s the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in low-resourced countries. Women in any age range are at risk of breast cancer, which increases with advanced age. In our study, a P value equal to 0.041 which is less than α=0.05, thus we concluded that there is a significant difference between place of residen ce of women participants and Knowledge, attitude and practice toward breast cancer screening at α ≤ 0.05. The resu lt showed that women from cities have better knowledge attitude and practice toward breast cancer screening.

Published Date: 2021-11-18; Received Date: 2021-10-28

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