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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017
Guidelines of Awareness on Breast Cancer - Breast Self-Examination
Abstract: Limited awareness among women on Breast cancer may impact, breast cancer stage at diagnosis, in all over the world reduces the survival rate and increases the mortality rate. The magnitude of breast cancer is increasing day by day. It is the commonest cause of the death in many developed countries among middle ages females and is becoming frequent incidence in developing countries too. Aim of the research To assess womens knowledge, awareness on breast cancer and educate them on Breast self-examination. Design Quantitative research approach with Quasi experimental one group pretest and posttest design was adopted for this study. Among the respondents, the highest percentage 76.67 % of the respondents had poor knowledge and only 23.33 % of them had average knowledge regarding Breast self-examination. The mean post test score was higher than the mean pretest scores with regard to the effectiveness of planned teaching programme. User focused educational sessions are recommended as an effective strategy of educational techniques.
Keywords: Breast Cancer, Awareness of breast examination, Breast Self-Examination, Early detection, planned teaching programme
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,
Pages: 1956 - 1960