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۱Assessment of Factors That Hinder Early Detection of Breast Cancer among Females at Cairo University Hospital
اطلاعات انتشار: World Applied Sciences Journal، بيست و سوم،شماره۱، ۲۰۱۳، سال
تعداد صفحات: ۱۰
In Egypt, breast cancer ranks the first among cancer affecting females. The aim of this research was to assess factors that hinder early detection of breast cancer among females at Cairo University Hospital. A descriptive exploratory research design was adopted in this research. Females were selected from the surgical outpatient clinic and surgical inpatient wards at Cairo University Hospital. Sample of 120 females diagnosed as third stage breast cancer. Tool for data collection was structured interview schedule developed by researchers. It included two parts; Part I: A) Sociodemographic characteristics; B) History of the sample and C) Knowledge about methods of breast cancer detection. Part II, factors that hinder early detection of breast cancer. Results revealed that, the most common factors that hinder early detection of breast cancer are; lack of awareness about breast cancer (79%), denying having breast cancer (72%) and financial problems (25%). Also, a statistically significance negative correlation was found between age of females and breast self–examination and mammogram, while, a statistically significant positive correlation was found between age of females and seeking medical help. Conclusion: delay in breast cancer diagnosis was influenced by interactions between many factors as lack of awareness about methods of early detection, financial problems, denial of having breast problems.
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