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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 11, Issue : 10
First page : ( 4219) Last page : ( 4221)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00773.4

A Study to assess the knowledge of Breast Cancer and awareness of Mammography among women (30–50) in Saveetha Medical College and Hospital

Mrs. Muthulakshmi1,*, Ramya R.2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saveetha College of Nursing, Chennai-602105

2BSc Nursing Student, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saveetha College of Nursing, Chennai-602105

*Corresponding Author E-mail: cmuthulakshmi2015@gmail.com

Online published on 20 December, 2018.

Abstract

Breast cancer is one of the common causes among women in the world and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women and the aim of the study to assess the knowledge of Breast Cancer and Awareness of Mammography among 3o women in saveetha medical college and hospital. 30 Samples were recruited by on probability convenient sampling technique; descriptive method was used with a Semi Structured questions and the result of the study was women (56.6%) had inadequate knowledge regarding the Breast Cancer and women (66.6%) had inadequate knowledge regarding the Awareness of Mammography; The study level suggest, It is important to create an awareness among women about the breast cancer and mammography; by creating an awareness among women helps in improving their health so they can prevent from breast cancers.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Breast cancer, awareness, mammography.

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