Breast Cancer Screening Behaviors of First Degree Relatives of Women Receiving Breast Cancer Treatment and the Affecting Factors


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KIRCA N., TUZCU A., GÖZÜM S.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH, vol.14, no.1, pp.23-28, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ejbh.2017.3272
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-28
  • Keywords: Breast cancer screenings, family history, health beliefs, susceptibility, HEALTH BELIEF MODEL, AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN, SELF-EXAMINATION, FAMILY-HISTORY, PREDICTING MAMMOGRAPHY, RISK LEVELS, ADHERENCE, DIAGNOSIS, TURKEY, SCALE
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: First-degree relatives of women with breast cancer are under higher risk when compared with the general population. The aim of this study is to evaluate breast cancer screening behaviors of women who are first-degree relatives of women with breast cancer and factors affecting these behaviors.