Screening for colorectal cancer / S. J. Winawer & D. Miller
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Barriers to and factors facilitating breast cancer screening among Iranian women: a qualitative study Lamyian, M.; Ahmadi, F.; Faghihzadeh, S.; Aguilar Vafaie, M.E. (2007)This study used qualitative methodology to understand Iranian women's views about barriers to and factors facilitating screening for early detection of breast cancer. Using grounded theory with in-depth interviews of 31 participants, themes emerged from the data in 2 main categories [internal and external] with 3 sub-categories: women's attitudes, feelings and beliefs; women's social network experiences; and accessibility. Facilitating factors for screening were self-care, fear, proactive coping, state of mind and advocacy. Barriers were negligence, ...
Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding cervical cancer and screening among women visiting primary health care in Qatar Al Meer, F.M.; Aseel, M.T.; Al Khalaf, J.; Al Kuwari, M.G.; Ismail, M.F.S. (2011)There are no data on the knowledge, attitude and practices of Qatari women about this cancer. Therefore this cross-sectional interview-based study was conducted in 2008 among 500 women at 5 randomly selected primary health care centres in Qatar to determine their knowledge, attitude and practices regarding cervical cancer and screening. Just over 85% had heard of cervical cancer and 76% had heard about the Pap smear. Knowledge of cervical cancer was significantly greater among women aged 30-49 years, and those employed, married for > 15 years, ...