breast self examination
Summary: The inspection of one's breasts, usually for signs of disease, especially neoplastic disease.
Publications214 found, 100 shown here
- Relationship of social support and social burden to repeated breast cancer screening in the women's health initiativeCatherine R Messina
Stony Brook University, Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
Health Psychol 23:582-94. 2004..01) and may be particularly important among low-income older women, especially those burdened by caregiving...
- Breast cancer early detection among Chinese women in the Philadelphia areaXuefen Su
Center for Asian Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122 0843, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:507-19. 2006..This study describes breast cancer awareness, attitudes, and knowledge, as well as barriers and facilitators of early detection among Chinese women in Philadelphia...
- Breast self examinationJoan Austoker
BMJ 326:1-2. 2003
- Breast cancer. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of breast self examination among women in Qassim region of Saudi ArabiaSaulat Jahan
Department of Health Education and Training, Primary Health Care Administration, Buraidah, Al Qassim, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 27:1737-41. 2006To determine the knowledge, attitudes and practices of women in Qassim region regarding breast self examination (BSE), and also to explore their level of knowledge regarding breast cancer.
- Assessing the efficacy of a peer education model in teaching breast self-examination to university studentsArzu Tuna Malak
Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Dokuz Eylul University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkiye
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:481-4. 2007..5 +/- 7.25 at four weeks after the training with a significant increase as well (r=0,70). Therefore we conclude that the peer education model is an effective method for teaching breast self examination to students.
- Breast cancer awareness and practice of breast self examination among primary health care nurses: influencing factors and effects of an in-service educationMeral Turk Soyer
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
J Clin Nurs 16:707-15. 2007The purposes of this study were to identify the level of breast cancer and breast self examination practice knowledge of primary health nurses and the factors influencing breast cancer and breast self examination knowledge as well as to ..
- Effects of peer education, social support and self esteem on breast self examination performance and knowledge levelArzu Tuna Malak
School of Health, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:605-8. 2009..To estimate associations among peer education, social support and self-esteem and their influences on performance of breast self-examination (BSE)...
- Am I breast cancer smart? Assessing breast cancer knowledge among health professionalsM Seah
Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, Singapore 529889
Singapore Med J 48:158-62. 2007..Hence, it is crucial that their knowledge is accurate and aids in building awareness. Our aim was to ascertain the level of breast cancer knowledge and screening practices among nurses in a general hospital...
- Adaptation of Champion's Health Belief Model Scale for Turkish women and evaluation of the selected variables associated with breast self-examinationOzgul Karayurt
Dokuz Eylul University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
Cancer Nurs 30:69-77. 2007..The Turkish version of Champion's Revised Health Belief Model Scale was found to be a valid and reliable tool for use with Turkish women. It could be used to evaluate health beliefs about breast cancer and BSE among Turkish women...
- Knowledge, attitudes, and practices surrounding breast cancer screening in educated Appalachian womenNan S Leslie
School of Nursing, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 30:659-67. 2003..To determine how and what women learn about breast cancer and screening practices and which factors influence women's breast cancer screening practices...
- Predictors of breast and cervical screening in Vietnamese women in Harris County, Houston, TexasVi Ho
Department of Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Cancer Nurs 28:119-29; quiz 130-1. 2005..Barriers and incentives to breast and cervical screening were similar to those in other studies...
- Validation evidence for Turkish adaptation of Champion's Health Belief Model ScalesSebahat Gozum
Department of Public Health Nursing, Ataturk University School of Nursing, Erzurum, Turkey
Cancer Nurs 27:491-8. 2004..Psychometric testing demonstrated satisfactory internal consistency and validity of the instrument for this group of women. It can be used in planning and testing interventions to improve BSE beliefs and practice...
- Breast cancer knowledge, attitudes and practice among nurses in Lagos, NigeriaO O Odusanya
Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Nigeria
Acta Oncol 40:844-8. 2001..03). Twenty-eight percent did not know how to estimate the risk of cancer and 61% believed they were not at risk. Nurses possess adequate knowledge about breast cancer but they need more information on cancer risk estimation...
- Awareness of breast cancer risk factors and practice of breast self examination among high school students in TurkeyOzgul Karayurt
Department of Surgical Diseases Nursing, Dokuz Eylul University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
BMC Public Health 8:359. 2008..The purpose of this study was to investigate knowledge and practice of breast self-examination and to determine knowledge of risk factors for breast cancer among high school students...
- Reliability and validity of the breast cancer screening belief scale among Turkish womenSelda Secginli
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Department of Public Health Nursing, Istanbul University, 80270 Sisli Istanbul, Turkey
Cancer Nurs 27:287-94. 2004..It could easily be used to evaluate the health beliefs about breast cancer, BSE, and mammography. Further refinement is required to study Turkish women's health beliefs and breast cancer screening behaviors in various settings...
- Health beliefs and breast cancer screening behaviors among female health workers in TurkeyNejla Canbulat
Karaman School of Health, T C Selçuk University, Karaman 70100, Turkey
Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:148-56. 2008..Among the variables related with mammography, only susceptibility perceptions of female health workers who had a mammogram was significantly higher than those who had not had a mammogram...
- Factors associated with breast self-examination practices and beliefs in female workers at a Muslim communityIlknur Aydin Avci
Nursing Department, Samsun Health School, Ondokuz May University, Public Health Nursing, Turkey
Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:127-33. 2008..Higher levels of health motivation and higher perceived self-efficacy of BSE were also significantly associated with knowledge of BSE...
- Breast self-examination among Saudi female nursing students in Saudi ArabiaAbdulaziz A Alsaif
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, PO Box 59854, Riyadh 11535, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 25:1574-8. 2004..The purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge and practice of breast self-examination (BSE) among Saudi female nursing college students in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)...
- Women's knowledge and beliefs regarding breast cancerE A Grunfeld
Psychology Unit, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Medical School, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
Br J Cancer 86:1373-8. 2002..If these findings are confirmed they suggest that any intervention programme should target older women in particular, given that advancing age is a risk factor for both developing breast cancer and for subsequent delayed presentation...
- Breast self-examination and breast awareness: a literature reviewTracey McCready
Faculty of Health and Social Care, The University of Hull, Hull, UK
J Clin Nurs 14:570-8. 2005..To explore the literature on breast self-examination and breast awareness...
- Breast self-examination: knowledge, attitudes, and practices among female health care workers in Tehran, IranMehregan Haji-Mahmoodi
Iranian Center for Breast Cancer, Tehran, Iran
Breast J 8:222-5. 2002..Considering the role that health care workers may play in communicating health behaviors to the general public, planning health education interventions for this group of females is essential...
- Randomized trial of breast self-examination in Shanghai: final resultsDavid B Thomas
Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1445-57. 2002..This study was conducted to determine whether an intensive program of BSE instruction will reduce the number of women dying of breast cancer...
- Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding breast and cervical cancer screening in selected ethnocultural groups in Northwestern OntarioDarlene Steven
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Oncol Nurs Forum 31:305-11. 2004..To examine the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding breast and cervical cancer screening in selected ethnocultural groups (i.e., Italian, Ukranian, Finnish, and the native population) in Northwestern Ontario, Canada...
- Asian Indian women: knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward breast cancer early detectionG R Sadler
Community Outreach, UCSD Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0658, USA
Public Health Nurs 18:357-63. 2001..Those women can then share their health knowledge with other women within their ethnic group...
- A cross sectional survey on breast self examination practice, utilization of breast professional examination, mammography and associated factors in Romagna, ItalyS Ferro
Istituto Oncologico Romagnolo, Faenza, Italy
Tumori 78:98-105. 1992..Breast self-examination is strongly related to a positive history of breast disease, and this could reflect the lack of health educational programs aimed at the general population...
- Breast cancer: knowledge, attitudes, and practices of female schoolteachers in Lagos, NigeriaO O Odusanya
Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Breast J 7:171-5. 2001..One-quarter of participants were categorized as possessing a satisfactory knowledge of breast cancer. The level of awareness on breast cancer is very low among this group of female schoolteachers...
- Breast self-examination: do religious beliefs matter? A descriptive studyAli Montazeri
Iranian Centre for Breast Cancer, PO Box 13185 1488, Tehran, Iran
J Public Health Med 25:154-5. 2003..A descriptive study was conducted in Tehran, Iran, to investigate the beliefs of Muslim women and their practices regarding screening modalities of breast cancer...
- Early detection of breast cancer in countries with limited resourcesBenjamin O Anderson
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Breast J 9:S51-9. 2003..There are tremendous differences among and within countries, and a program to promote early detection must be tailored to each country's unique situation...
- The effect of training on the knowledge levels and beliefs regarding breast self-examination on women attending a public education centreRabia Hacihasanoglu
Atatürk University Health Science Institute, Turkey
Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:58-64. 2008..Education in BSE is easily administered, requires no special tools, could lead to early diagnosis of breast cancer if performed regularly and should be taught to all women aged 20 years and above...
- Socioeconomic factors association with knowledge and practice of breast self-examination among Iranian womenParvin Yavari
Department of Health and Community Medicine, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:618-22. 2007..Breast self- examination (BSE) may be effective in early detection. The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between Iranian women's socioeconomic status and their knowledge and practice of BSE...
- Knowledge and behavior regarding breast cancer screening among female teachers in Selangor, MalaysiaParisa Parsa
Department of Maternal and Child Health, Hamedan University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hamedan, Iran
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:221-7. 2008..05) and age, family history of breast cancer, marital status or having health insurance. Efforts are needed to increase knowledge and remove misconceptions about breast cancer and screening practices among Malaysian women...
- Increasing our understanding of breast self-examination: women talk about cancer, the health care system, and being womenAnne J Kearney
Office of Research at the Centre for Nursing Studies Eastern Health in St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
Qual Health Res 16:802-20. 2006..This study provides insight into the importance of the social environment and shared understandings in influencing women's individual behavioral choices for BSE. It also illustrates the particular value of collaborative health research...
- Breast self-examination: when research contradicts accepted practiceFuchsia Howard
AWHONN Lifelines 10:66-70. 2006
- Factors associated with breast cancer screening behaviours in a sample of Turkish women: a questionnaire surveySelda Secginli
Istanbul University, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Public Health Nursing Department, Sisli Istanbul 80270, Turkey
Int J Nurs Stud 43:161-71. 2006..Higher seriousness of breast cancer, higher benefits of having mammography, having heard/read about mammography, and having a gynaecologist as a regular physician were significantly associated with having mammography...
- Breast self-examination performance among Korean nursesEun Hyun Lee
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Ajou University, San 5, Wonchon dong, Paldal Gu, Suwon, South Korea
J Nurses Staff Dev 19:81-7. 2003
- Beliefs and behaviours of Iranian teachers toward early detection of breast cancer and breast self-examinationS Jarvandi
Iranian Centre for Breast Cancer ICBC, Tehran, Iran
Public Health 116:245-9. 2002..Since teachers' beliefs and behaviours may have an impact on young females, planning training courses for this group of women is essential...
- Cancer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices (KABP) of disadvantaged women in the South BronxJeanne Carter
Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
J Cancer Educ 17:142-9. 2002..This study assessed cancer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices (KABP) among 1,280 African American and Hispanic women...
- Health beliefs, perceived self-efficacy, and breast self-examination among Thai migrants in BrisbaneSansnee Jirojwong
School of Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
J Adv Nurs 41:241-9. 2003..In Australia, non-English-speaking-background migrants are known to be low users of preventive health services...
- Breast self-examination pamphlets: a content analysis grounded in fear appeal researchK N Kline
Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1366, USA
Health Commun 12:1-21. 2000..We contrasted these messages against the relatively strong mammography arguments contained in these pamphlets. We then provided recommendations for formulating stronger persuasive arguments in BSE promotional materials...
- Overview of breast health care guidelines for countries with limited resourcesBenjamin O Anderson
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Breast J 9:S42-50. 2003..The panels' findings outline specific steps for prioritizing the use of limited resources to decrease the impact of breast cancer around the globe...
- Breast self-exams by teenagers: outcome of a teaching programR Ludwick
College of Nursing, Kent State University, OH 44242-0001, USA
Cancer Nurs 24:315-9. 2001..In 1 month after teaching, these percentages changed appreciably, with 32% of students reporting that they never practiced breast self-examination and 23% reporting that they practiced breast self-examination monthly...
- Impact of a health education intervention program regarding breast self examination by women in a semi-urban area of Madhya Pradesh, IndiaSanjeev K Gupta
Department of Community Medicine, VCSG Medical Sciences and Research Institute, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttrakhand, India
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:1113-7. 2009..3 million deaths, affecting 28 per 100,000 females in the age group of 35 to 60 years. Breast self examination (BSE) can detect 40% of breast lesions...
- [Breast cancer screening in Dakar: knowledge and practice of breast self examination among a female population in Senegal]S M K Gueye
Clinique Gynécologique et Obstétricale, C H U A Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal
Rev Med Brux 30:77-82. 2009..diagnosis of the breast cancers in Senegal, we wanted to evaluate the knowledge and the practice of the breast self examination (BSE) by feminine population in Senegal...
- The role of behavioral, normative and control beliefs in breast self-examinationTania E Mason
School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Beams Road, Carseldine, Qld 4034, Australia
Women Health 47:39-56. 2008....
- Explaining breast self-examination practiceK L Olson
Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Health Care Women Int 17:575-91. 1996..The components of the emerging taxonomies are broader than those currently thought to be associated with this practice. A new model (BSE frequency model) explaining compliance with BSE was developed...
- Breast self-examination: an analysis of self-reported practiceK Persson
Department of Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 25:886-92. 1997..Due to nurses being strategically located in a wide range of geographical locations, allowing them to meet women in different settings, they are a good choice for motivating women to practise BSE...
- Health beliefs related to breast self-examination in a sample of Turkish womenNursen O Nahcivan
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Public Health Department, Istanbul University, Turkey
Oncol Nurs Forum 34:425-32. 2007..To examine health beliefs and sociodemographic and breast cancer-related variables influencing breast self-examination (BSE) practice...
- Breast cancer risk assessment and risk perception on nurses and midwives in Bornova Health District in TurkeyEsin Ceber
Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Cancer Nurs 29:244-9. 2006..Implications are discussed with regard to breast cancer risk and preventive behavior...
- Effects of a psychosocial intervention on breast self-examination attitudes and behaviorsRachel B Fry
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 35487 0348, USA
Health Educ Res 21:287-95. 2006..Results were interpreted in terms of protection motivation theory, a model that applies the social psychology of persuasion to preventive health...
- The factors influencing the compliance of breast self-examination of middle-aged womenYeon Hee Choi
Nursing Department, Dague Haany University, Daegu, Korea
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 35:721-7. 2005....
- Effectiveness of breast self-examination nursing interventions for Taiwanese community target groupsZ J Lu
National Yang Ming University, Institute of Community Health Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
J Adv Nurs 34:163-70. 2001..This study explored the effects of nursing intervention on the BSE intention, BSE frequency and BSE accuracy among beauticians as community target groups...
- Screening for breast and cervical cancer in a large German city: participation, motivation and knowledge of risk factorsStefanie J Klug
Institute of Medical Biometry, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, University Hospital, University of Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany
Eur J Public Health 15:70-7. 2005..A population-based survey was performed in the city of Bielefeld in Germany...
- Knowledge and intentions of ninth-grade girls after a breast self-examination programRoberta J Ogletree
Dept of Health Education and Recreation, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
J Sch Health 74:365-9. 2004..Analyses of variance revealed that more girls in the treatment group reported performing BSE in the past month as well as a higher intention to perform BSE in the future...
- Socio-demographic factors and the practice of breast self examination and mammography by Turkish womenAysun Babacan Gumus
Medical Surgical Nursing Department, School of Health Science, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:57-60. 2010..The present study was conducted to assess socio-demographic characteristics affecting breast cancer health beliefs of Turkish women...
- Breast self examination and survival from breast cancerM Le Geyte
University of Oxford, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Radcliffe Infirmary, UK
Br J Cancer 66:917-8. 1992The survival of 616 women aged 15-59 with breast cancer, 226 of whom had been taught and practised breast self examination (BSE) prior to diagnosis and 390 of whom had not, is reported. Six year survival rates were 73...
- [Breast cancer prophylaxis among nurses]Grazyna A Franek
Z Zakładu Pielegniarstwa Srodowiskowego Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
Wiad Lek 57:82-4. 2004..The results of the study are not optimistic. Despite medical education, the nurses are not knowledgeable enough about prevention and breast cancer detection. It also appeared that the nurses do not use their practical knowledge...
- Factors associated with breast self-examination among jordanian womenWasileh Petro-Nustus
The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, Zarka, Jordan
Public Health Nurs 19:263-71. 2002..Women's age, level of education, having heard or read about breast tumors, and personal history of breast tumors were also found to be significant predictors of BSE practice...
- Registered nurses' breast self-examination practice and teaching to female clientsL Budden
School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
J Community Health Nurs 15:101-12. 1998..Also, the provision of BSE educational programs is necessary to increase nurses' knowledge, confidence, performance, and teaching of BSE...
- Systematic review: the long-term effects of false-positive mammogramsNoel T Brewer
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Ann Intern Med 146:502-10. 2007..Although abnormal screening mammograms deleteriously affect the psychological well-being of women during the time immediately surrounding the tests, their long-term effects are poorly understood...
- Using a community-based outreach program to improve breast health awareness among women in Hong KongSophia S C Chan
Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Public Health Nurs 24:265-73. 2007..To evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based health education program via a mobile van to promote the awareness of breast cancer and breast self-examination (BSE) practice among women in Hong Kong...
- [The role of education in creating wholesome manners on the base of the programme concerning breast cancer prevention among women]Gralyna Franek
Zakładu Pielegniarstwa Srodowiskowego Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej, Katowicach
Wiad Lek 55:673-8. 2002..Questionnaires filled in and appropriately analised proved the lack and negligence in the education of women (mainly basic and medium educational level) concerning the knowledge of cancer prevention and healthy life style...
- A comparative study of risk factors and prognostic features between symptomatic and screen detected breast cancerJ P Burke
Department of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
Eur J Surg Oncol 34:149-53. 2008..To compare prognostic factors in screen detected breast cancer (SDBC) and symptomatically presenting breast cancer (SBC)...
- Correlates of women's cancer screening and contraceptive knowledge among female emergency department patientsRoland C Merchant
Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
BMC Womens Health 7:7. 2007....
- Screening for breast cancerJoann G Elmore
Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
JAMA 293:1245-56. 2005..Breast cancer screening in community practices may be different from that in randomized controlled trials. New screening modalities are becoming available...
- Breast and colorectal cancer screening among low-income women with psychiatric disordersLois C Friedman
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Psychooncology 14:786-91. 2005..Because psychiatrists frequently treat psychiatric patients on a regular basis, they are in a unique position to encourage cancer screening and to monitor compliance with their recommendations...
- Older women's breast screening behaviors: what nurses need to knowMary Elaine Koren
Northern Illinois University School of Nursing, DeKalb, IL, USA
Medsurg Nurs 16:80-5; quiz 86. 2007..A study was conducted to assess whether the screening behaviors of breast self-examination, mammography, and clinical breast examination differed among older women. Results have implications for nurses caring for older women...
- Understanding mammogram microcalcificationsSusan Simmons Holcomb
Olathe Medical Services, Inc, Olathe, Kans, USA
Nurse Pract 32:12-5. 2007
- Breast cancer in 2007: incidence, risk assessment, and risk reduction strategiesJoanne Lester
James Cancer Center, Ohio State University Medical Center, Dublin, OH, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:619-22. 2007..2007)...
- [Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of women towards breast cancer screening]M Hsairi
Institut national de la Santé publique, Tunis, Tunisie
East Mediterr Health J 9:87-98. 2003..The factors positively associated with use of screening were urban residence, age between 35 and 49 years, educational level and the perception that cancer treatment had advanced in Tunisia...
- Video breast health kits: testing a cancer education innovation in older high-risk populationsRobin Y Wood
Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Cestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
J Cancer Educ 19:98-104. 2004..The Breast Health Kit for Women Over 60 project was a 3-year study funded by NCI to develop and field test video self-instruction programs designed to increase breast cancer screening for older black and white women...
- Breast cancer prevention with older women: a gender-focused intervention studyDonna E Hurdle
Department of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403, USA
Health Care Women Int 28:872-87. 2007..The results of this study indicate support for the use of gender-focused educational methods with an emphasis on empowerment to increase the cancer screening practices of older women...
- Screening for breast cancer: is it globally applicable?Indraneel Mittra
Department of Surgical Oncology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
Nat Clin Pract Oncol 5:60-1. 2008
- African American women's breast memories, cancer beliefs, and screening behaviorsEileen C Thomas
College of Nursing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Cancer Nurs 27:295-302. 2004..These categories provide direction for further exploration of barriers to health promotion practices among African American women and women in general...
- Breast self-examination: self-reported frequency, quality, and associated outcomesShin Ping Tu
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
J Cancer Educ 21:175-81. 2006..There is little information on the quality of breast self-examination (BSE) and associated outcomes...
- Does genetic counseling have any impact on management of breast cancer risk?M Watson
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, Sutton SM2 5PT, United Kingdom
Genet Test 9:167-74. 2005..Genetic counseling had a positive impact on management of breast cancer risk. Whether this translates into future health gains remains to be established...
- Breast and cervical cancer screening in obese minority womenJeanne M Ferrante
Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07101 1709, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:531-41. 2006..It is unclear if these findings are true in nonwhite women. Using chart audit data, we examined the relationship between obesity and mammography and Pap smear screening among minority women...
- Predictors of breast cancer screening among immigrant Iranian women in CaliforniaMehra Shirazi
Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:485-506. 2006..This study examined the predictors of age-specific breast cancer screening participation among immigrant Iranian women aged 30 years and older...
- Factors of breast cancer screening among Korean immigrants in the United StatesEunice E Lee
Department of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, 845 S Damen Avenue, M C 802, 60612 5998, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 8:223-33. 2006..Having a regular check-up and being married were strongly related to all three measures of cancer screening. Further in-depth research is suggested to understand KA women's perspectives on having access to care...
- Breast cancer: trends, risks, treatments, and effectsLondon Draper
Weber State University, Ogden, UT, USA
AAOHN J 54:445-51; quiz 452-3. 2006..S. men develop breast cancer each year. The three greatest risks for developing breast cancer are "female sex, increasing age, and family history of breast cancer" (Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, 2006, p. 1)...
- Perception of risk and surveillance practices of women with a family history of breast cancerWanda Martin
Centre on Aging, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Cancer Nurs 29:227-35. 2006..Perceived risk was not associated with screening; however, depression should be considered closely when dealing with women with higher-than-average risk of breast cancer...
- Cancer fatalism and breast cancer screening in African American womenWanda Raby Spurlock
Graduate Nursing Programs, Southern University and A and M College, School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, LA 70813, USA
ABNF J 17:38-43. 2006..However, contrary to prior research findings age was observed to be inversely associated with cancer fatalism...
- Breast cancer in African American women: nursing essentialsSandra Millon Underwood
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, WI 53201, USA
ABNF J 17:3-14. 2006..This report provides an overview for nurse of trends in breast cancer morbidity and mortality among African American women, breast cancer pathology, breast cancer screening guidelines and breast cancer clinical practice recommendations...
- Breast and cervical cancer screening for Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and non-Hispanic whites attending inner-city family practice centersMaureen F Finney
Physician Assistant Department, D Youville College, 320 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
Ethn Dis 16:994-1000. 2006....
- Breast cancer screening methods: a review of the evidenceMandana Vahabi
Toronto District Health Council, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Care Women Int 24:773-93. 2003..The evidence shows that screening mammography and proper examination of breasts can be useful in reducing breast cancer mortality...
- Why are we still promoting breast self-examination?Marie Tarrant
Department of Nursing Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, 4 F, William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
Int J Nurs Stud 43:519-20; discussion 521-3. 2006
- Breast cancer overviewSusan Ely
West Penn Allegheny Health System, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
Plast Surg Nurs 27:128-33; quiz 134-5. 2007..The goal of this article is to highlight the incidence, staging and diagnostic studies, types, treatments, and follow-up of breast cancer dispelling some of the common societal stigmas and unfounded fears surrounding this diagnosis...
- Breast screening education at Australian and Thai worksites: a comparison of program effectivenessKathy Crombie
Salvation Army, Sydney, New South Wales
Contemp Nurse 19:181-96. 2005..The findings suggest that Australian women have greater opportunities to ensure their breast health than Thai women, and that there may be a greater need for programs such as this in countries such as Thailand...
- [Information on organized screening for breast cancer: qualitative study of women and practitioners in the Poitou-Charentes county]S Dujoncquoy
Chargée de mission Inspection Régionale de la Santé DRASS Poitou Charentes, Avenue de Northampton, BP 559 86020 Poitiers cedex
Sante Publique 18:533-47. 2006..These women need a local communication network through associations and institutions to be reassured, advised and guided during the procedure...
- Trends in breast cancer at a county hospitalFrancesca M Hoehne
Surgery Department, Kern Medical Center, 1830 Flower Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305, USA
Am Surg 71:159-63. 2005..However, observing a significant percentage of breast cancer patients under 50 years old, our data suggest the importance of strict adherence to current screening recommendations including self-breast examination and yearly mammography...
- A Woman in Transition: can drama deliver a cancer awareness message?Lydia C Cheney
Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 3300, USA
J Cancer Educ 21:129-32. 2006..Entertainment education is a field of health communication that utilizes a variety of entertainment to change health behaviors...
- Assessing breast cancer knowledge, beliefs, and misconceptions among Latinas in Houston, TexasMaría R Schettino
Center for Research on Minority Health, Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Cancer Educ 21:S42-6. 2006..Limited breast cancer knowledge and beliefs, risk factors, screening procedures, and cultural barriers may keep Latinas from seeking health care...
- Breast cancer screening in two multicultural family practice teaching clinicsL Lubish
Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva and Clalit Health Services, Negev Region, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 3:579-83. 2001..CONCLUSION: The study suggests that promotional efforts should be concentrated on new immigrants and on less educated and unmarried women...
- Breast cancer screening: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task ForceLinda L Humphrey
Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mailcode BICC, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
Ann Intern Med 137:347-60. 2002..To synthesize new data on breast cancer screening for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...
- Assessment of a breast cancer screening programme in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of IranN Hadi
Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 8:386-92. 2002..Although mammography is the most sensitive method of detection, because of its high cost we suggest establishing breast self-examination education programmes and encouraging women to self-examine...
- Japanese American women: behaviors and attitudes toward breast cancer education and screeningGeorgia Robins Sadler
Moores UCSD Cancer Center, UCSD School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0658, USA
Health Care Women Int 24:18-26. 2003..A limitation of the study is its small sample...
- Effect of clinical breast examination training on practitioner's perceived competenceRonald J Lannotti
Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Prevention Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 26:146-8. 2002..O 2002 International Society for Preventive Oncology...
- Health screening practices in rural long-term care facilitiesSusan D Bassett
College of Nursing, South Dakota State University, P O Box 2275, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 29:42-9. 2003..These findings are not generalizable beyond the state studied, however, implications for nursing relate to increasing continuing education for nurses in LTC facilities about ACS guidelines...
- Breast cancer screening. First Nations communities in New BrunswickSue Tatemichi
Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Fredericton, NB
Can Fam Physician 48:1084-9. 2002..To determine use of breast cancer screening and barriers to screening among women in First Nations communities (FNCs)...
- Jewish identity and intentions to obtain breast cancer screeningDeborah J Bowen
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:79-87. 2003..Religious identity was a significant predictor of intention to adhere to mammography recommendations. Findings show that culture and religion, although correlated, may have different associations with health attitudes...
- Developing and testing lay literature about breast cancer screening for African American womenElizabeth Ann Coleman
Clin J Oncol Nurs 7:66-71. 2003..The group who had reviewed the materials had greater knowledge of and intent to follow the guidelines and received higher scores on BSE techniques...
- Barriers to breast cancer screening for low-income Mexican and Dominican women in New York CitySamantha Garbers
Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, New York, NY 10013, USA
J Urban Health 80:81-91. 2003..Targeted outreach programs must work in tandem with programs to increase access to ensure that both personal and logistical barriers to screening are addressed...
- DETERMINATION OF A NEW GROWTH FACTOR IN BREAST MILKDAVID TAPPER; Fiscal Year: 1992..iN addition, the proposed research may lead to the development of immunotherapeutic tools...
- INTERVENTIONS FOR BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION IN OLDER WOMENVictoria Champion; Fiscal Year: 1992..towards breast cancer and breast self-examination, interventions developed to increase the behavior of breast self examination, knowledge about breast cancer and breast examination, personal experience with breast cancer among ..
- INHERITED BREAST CANCER IN CHINESE WOMENElaine Ostrander; Fiscal Year: 1999..Information from the above studies could be used to formulate public health policy and diagnostic breast cancer screening strategies on subsets of Asian women, in the future. ..
- CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND RISK OF CANCER IN SHANGHAIDavid Thomas; Fiscal Year: 1999..by a cohort of 267,000 female textile workers in Shanghai who were recruited into a randomized trial of breast self examination in 1989-91...
- BEHAVIOR CHANGE EFFECTED BY BSE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSCAROLE CHRVALA; Fiscal Year: 1990....
- BREAST CANCER RISK, ANXIETY, AND SCREENING BEHAVIORSKathryn Kash; Fiscal Year: 1993..From this data, intervention strategies can be developed and tested to help women obtain information and coping methods useful in adhering to breast cancer screening behaviors...
- USE OF A TACTILE BREAST IMAGER FOR MASS PRE-SCREENINGArmen Sarvazyan; Fiscal Year: 2002..The potential gross revenues on the sale of this device is $520,000,000. ..
- Age and breast cancer screening among Latina womenAna Abraido Lanza; Fiscal Year: 2002..Furthermore, we know of no published studies which have tested mediation models among a nationally representative sample of Latina women in the United States. ..
- BREAST CANCER LEADERSHIP EDUCATION SUMMITThomas Fahey; Fiscal Year: 1992..therapy and current modalities of treatment; 2) techniques for early detection including mammography and breast self examination, with emphasis on women at high risk and in medically underserved communities; 3) established sponsorship ..
- COMPANEROS EN LA SALUD--CANCER CONTROL AMONG HISPANICSFelipe Castro; Fiscal Year: 1993....
- EDUCATION & COLLABORATION TO ENHANCE BREAST CANCER CAREMARY MASSIE; Fiscal Year: 2003..Information Exchange Network activities will be geared to the needs and interests of past BCP participants, but will be open to any provider concerned about breast cancer in undeserved communities. ..
- Breast Cancer Risk-Tailored Messages for More WomenJoann Bodurtha; Fiscal Year: 2006..The intervention may lead to early detection, prevention, and a reduction of the burden of breast cancer ..
- MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM FOR THE PROMOTION OF BREAST SELF EXAMPATRICIA TYMCHYSHYN; Fiscal Year: 1993Most women do not practice breast self examination (BSE) even though 90% of all lumps are identified by the woman and BSE has the potential for early identification of potential malignancies...
- WOMEN'S ACCEPTANCE OF BREAST SELF-EXAMINATIONKathleen Grady; Fiscal Year: 1991..The experiment is slightly more than half completed at this time. Effort has been placed in screening women, recruiting those eligible, and teaching them BSE...
- INNOVATIVE VIDEO APPROACH TO BREAST CANCER EDUCATIONNancy Avis; Fiscal Year: 1992..Theproduct of Phase I will be five scripts with detailed schedules for production in Phase II...
- Medical Students, Cancer Control and The Deaf CommunityGeorgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2007..This could be medical students internship at a summer camp for deaf children or an internship at the Student Health Center of the Mental Health Center at Gallaudet University. ..
- Community Based Clinical Trials Education ProgramGeorgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2006..The clinical trials. infrastructure has had extensive revisions to allow for accurate endpoint assessment with future efforts. ..
- Exercise to Relieve Cancer-Related Insomnia and FatigueElizabeth Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2007..As their physical activity and functional status improve, patients can continue to manage their activities of daily living and may be more likely to continue cancer treatment, thus increasing their survival chances. ..
- BREAST CANCER AND GENE POLYMORPHISMS IN CHINESE WOMENChu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003..We propose to conduct a case-control study nested within an ongoing randomized Breast Self Examination Trial being conducted in Shanghai, China, involving 285,628 women...
- Molecular Epidemiology of Endometrial CancerChu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007..Efforts will also be devoted to generating risk indices through statistical modeling that integrate potential effects of genetic variants in the estrogen metabolism pathway and/or DNA repair pathways. ..
- Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis with Genetic and Clinical FactorsELIZABETH ANN contact COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, this study will accelerate nursing advancements to the "Science of Health". ..
- ORAL CANCER: MOLECULAR PROFILES & CLINICAL OUTCOMESChu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010..HPV plays an important etiologic role in some oropharyngeal cancers, we plan to determine and incorporate HPV genotypes in the analyses and interpretation of the study findings. ..
- RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF BREAST SELF EXAMINATION IN SHANGHAIDavid Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2001..No further intervention activities are proposed. After 10 years of follow-up, over 2.6 million woman-years will have accrued, and this trial will have 80% power to detect a reduction in breast cancer mortality of 30%. ..
- DIET, CELL PROLIFERATION AND BREAST CANCER IN SHANGHAIDavid Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2001..Also unlike prior epidemiologic studies of diet and breast cancer, in the proposed investigation the primary end points are various indices of cell proliferation. ..
- MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF LUNG CANCERChu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010..g. Rosaceae fruits and Cruciferae vegetables), and food-derived nutrients (e.g. carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin E). ..
- Global Summit on International Breast Health-ImplementationBenjamin Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007..The resulting 2007 Implementation Guidelines will serve as a practical medical tool providing functional real world examples of "how to implement" best practices with limited health care resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Lung Cancer ScreeningSylvia Plevritis; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Barriers to Recommending Colorectal Cancer ScreeningCarmen Guerra; Fiscal Year: 2006..Understanding the barriers to CRCS recommendation is an essential step in developing and implementing effective physician CRCS interventions that will significantly reduce CRC incidence, morbidity and mortality. ..
- Polybrominated Biphenyls and Cancer RiskKARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Korean Immigrants & Mammography-Culture-Specific Health Intervention (KIM-CHI)Eunice E Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Reducing Health Disparities: Survey Validation for Black, Latina and Arab WomenKaren Patricia Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010..This will be done by providing a baseline measure for cancer literacy in three groups of women, Black, Latina and Arab, who are disproportionately affected by breast and cervical cancer mortality. ..
- Breast Cancer, Benign Breast Disease, and Isoflavone Metabolism in Chinese WomenJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2008..This work will be conducted using previously collected plasma samples from participants in the Breast Self Examination Trial and its ancillary studies, and will make use of an extensive collection of histologic, reproductive,..
- UGT Polymorphisms and Hormonally-Mediated Biomarkers in Premenopausal WomenJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Decision-making about cancer screening among older womenCatherine Messina; Fiscal Year: 2007..With the aging of the national population, informed strategies for enhancing decision-making among older adults are increasingly important for improving public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Breast and Bone Density: Impact of Colonic EnvironmentJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006..If equol-producer phenotype can predict differences in cumulative estrogen exposure / metabolism, it may serve as an early marker of breast cancer risk. ..
- Better Breast Health for Korean American WomenHae Ra Han; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HOST GENES AND COLONIC BACTERIA--PROBING FOR INHERITANCEJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2002..If we can establish that the equol-producer phenotype is an inherited trait, we can then work to identify the associated genotype and determine more effectively whether this is a biomarker of breast cancer risk. ..
- IGF-I LEVELS, IGF-I GENOTYPE, AND PROSTATE CANCERNoel Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Measurement of Cancer Related Risk PerceptionsJennifer Hay; Fiscal Year: 2002..It would also provide a basis for standardized comparison of risk perceptions across a variety of cancer sites with diverse populations. ..
- Serum IGFs--Effects of a Soy Intervention in HumansJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2002..It provides an ideal design to evaluate the effects of isoflavones on the IGF system and to explore relationships between IGFs and colonic epithelial cell proliferation in humans. ..
- UNDERSTANDING VARIABILITY IN COMMUNITY MAMMOGRAPHYJoann Elmore; Fiscal Year: 2002..Gaining a better understanding of how individual radiologists and their practice environment account for variation will help identify ways to improve mammography. ..
- COST EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS OF BREAST CANCER SCREENINGSylvia Plevritis; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Hormone Status Postmenopause: Colonic Bacterial EffectsJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2003..The results of this study will provide novel data regarding the relationship of the equol-producer phenotype, a marker of colonic nticrofloral environment, to lifetime estrogen exposure. ..
- Glucuronidation in Humans--Genotypes and PhenotypesJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2004..The randomized cross-over design will allow us to test efficiently for diet effects within individuals, as well as for gene-by-diet and sex-by-diet interactions. ..
- CANCER COURSES FOR NURSES WORKING WITH MINORITY GROUPSSandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004..to be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Chinese AmericansShin Ping Tu; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- DNA Damage: Fruit & Vegetable Effects in a Feeding TrialJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2005..The existing intervention provides an ideal design in which to evaluate the relationships between biotransformation enzyme systems and DNA damage in humans. ..
- Diet and Prostate Cancer RiskJackilen Shannon; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Risk Perception Fluctuation and PSA Screening PreferenceANDREA LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study represents the first step in a rigorous research program exploring risk perception and preference fluctuation and their impact on decisions in prostate cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment. ..
- GLUTATHIONE TRANSFERASES IN HUMANS: DIETARY INFLUENCESJohanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Factors in Choosing Breast Cancer Risk AssessmentSuzanne Bartle Haring; Fiscal Year: 2006..As more women adhere to screening recommendations, breast cancer can be detected at earlier stages, which is the best avenue for treatment success. ..
- ENDOMETRIAL CANCER AND POSTMENOPAUSAL HORMONE THERAPYNoel Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2001..The proposed study has the potential to obtain information that can guide their choice of hormonal regimen so as to minimize the likelihood of endometrial cancer as an adverse effect of this otherwise useful therapy. ..