Subscribe to RSS
Breast cancer screening existence in India: A nonexisting realityFinancial support and sponsorship Nil.
12 July 2021 (online)
© 2015. Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. This is an open access article published by Thieme under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonDerivative-NonCommercial-License, permitting copying and reproduction so long as the original work is given appropriate credit. Contents may not be used for commercial purposes, or adapted, remixed, transformed or built upon. (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.)
Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
A-12, 2nd Floor, Sector 2, Noida-201301 UP, India
- 1 Somdatta P, Baridalyne N. Awareness of breast cancer in women of an urban resettlement colony. Indian J Cancer 2008;45:149-53.
- 2 Fotedar V, Seam RK, Gupta MK, Gupta M, Vats S, Verma S. Knowledge of risk factors and early detection methods and practices towards breast cancer among nurses in Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2013;14:117-20.
- 3 Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Self breast examination: A tool for early diagnosis of breast cancer. Am J Public Health Res 2013;6:135-9.
- 4 Raina V, Bhutani M, Bedi R, Sharma A, Deo SV, Shukla NK, et al. Clinical features and prognostic factors of early breast cancer at a major cancer center in North India. Indian J Cancer 2005;42:40-5.
- 5 Shulman LN, Willett W, Sievers A, Knaul FM. Breast cancer in developing countries: Opportunities for improved survival. J Oncol 2010;2010:595167.
- 6 Charkazi A, Samimi A, Razzaghi K, Kouchaki GM, Moodi M, Meirkarimi K, et al. Adherence to recommended breast cancer screening in Iranian turkmen women: The role of knowledge and beliefs. ISRN Prev Med 2013;2013:581027.
- 7 Vidyarthi A, Soumya A, Choudhary S, Sinha BK. Barriers to breast cancer screening in young Indian women: A tale of two cities. Asian J Exp Sci 2013;27:29-35.
- 8 Tsu VD, Winkler JL, Anderson BO, Sarria G, Jeronimo J. Coordinated training on early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer across different levels of health workers: an example from Peru. In: Shetty MK, editor. Breast and gynecological cancers: an integrated approach for screening and early diagnosis in developing countries. New York: Springer; 2013. Available from: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-1876-4_14.pdf#.
- 9 Rao RS, Nair S, Kamath VG. Acceptability and effectiveness of a breast health awareness programme for rural women. J Med Sci 2005;59:398-402.
- 10 Singh S, Badaya S. Factors influencing uptake of cervical cancer screening among women in India: A hospital based pilot study. J Community Med Health Educ 2012;2:157.
- 11 Tum SJ, Maree JE, Clarke M. Creating awareness and facilitating cervical and breast cancer screening uptake through the use of a community health worker: A pilot intervention study. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 2013;22: 107-16.
- 12 Abuidris DO, Elsheikh A, Ali M, Musa H, Elgaili E, Ahmed AO, et al. Breast-cancer screening with trained volunteers in a rural area of Sudan: A pilot study. Lancet Oncol 2013;14: 363-70.