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The influence of demographic factors, knowledge and beliefs on intention for mammography screening among Jordanian women
Significance. Although breast cancer is a serious women's health problem in Jordan, little is known about women's screening behavior for this disease. Purpose. To better understand knowledge about breast cancer and screening, ...
Living my family's story: Caring for and identifying the lived experience within the context of high risk for hereditary breast cancer
Significance and background . In the past decade, advances in genetic science have given rise to an influx of research and information regarding hereditary risk for breast cancer. This genetic information allows clinicians ...
The role of family history and risk of breast cancer aggressiveness in African American and European American women
INTRODUCTION: European-American (EA) women, overall, have higher breast cancer incidence than African-American (AA) women. However, AA women are more likely to be diagnosed at a younger age and to have more aggressive ...
Early Life Exposures and Breast Cancer Risk Among African-American and European-American Women
Introduction There is evidence to suggest that early life exposures including birth weight, history of having been breastfed in infancy, in utero exposure to maternal smoking, and parental education are associated with ...