International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

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Survey Paper | Oncology Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017

Acceptability of Community Women in Rural Area for Ca Cervix and Ca Breast Screening

Sunita H. Tata [3] | A. Pratinidhi [2] | Radhika Joshi | V. Whaval | S. Kakade

Abstract: Cervical and breast cancer are very important public health problem in women above 30 years of age in all over the world. Objective To study the acceptability of cervical cancer screening by VIA, VILI, To study the acceptability of clinical examination of breast by trained female health care worker. Methodology Quantitative research approach with a community based observational study design carried out over a period of one year. A random sampling method was used to select a total of 1037 rural womens in the age group 30 60 years from 4 primary health centers, sub centers and remote area in Karad Taluka, Maharashtra. Two Auxiliary nurse midwives (ANM) and three ASHA workers from each PHC were selected and orientation and training program was arranged for them. . Awareness program was given by community project supervisor and senior gynecologist and two field nurses. And those were wiling for screening for them appointments were given for screening. Result 430 women participated in screening for cervix and found 12 cases suspected malignancy, 85 cases found some associated uterine and medical problems, 17 cases found with lump in breast. conclusion There was significant increase acceptability of community women in rural area for ca cervix and ca breast screening.

Keywords: Field nurses Primary Health Centre, ASHA workers, Awareness Program on cervical cancer and breast cancer, cervical screening

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,

Pages: 1026 - 1029

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Sunita H. Tata, A. Pratinidhi, Radhika Joshi, V. Whaval, S. Kakade, "Acceptability of Community Women in Rural Area for Ca Cervix and Ca Breast Screening", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017, pp. 1026-1029,

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