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To ascertain the level of awareness and attitudes towards cervical cancer among secondary school students in Nigeria.
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Name: Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
The researchers aimed to evaluate the knowledge and perceptions of first year female nursing students about human papillomavirus (HPV), cervical cancer (CC) and HPV vaccination.
This cross-sectional study explored knowledge, awareness, and health practices surrounding cervical cancer prevention and screening. Patients (n = 129) were recruited from three community clinics ...
Malawi has the highest incidence of cervical cancer in the world. Due to various challenges the country faces in terms of cervical cancer control, women have a poor chance to survive this disease. The...
Online social media platforms represent a promising opportunity for public health promotion. Research is limited, however, on the effectiveness of social media at improving knowledge and awareness of ...
Informed decisions about cancer screening require accurate knowledge regarding cancer risks and screening. This study investigates: (1) European women's knowledge of their risk of developing breast, o...
This is a survey study to assess the vaccination knowledge and attitudes of women in an inner city Gynecology clinic. Results of this study will help determine which factors influence vacc...
The project is a clinical behavioral research project based at University of Pennsylvania. The goal of this research is to design a brief clinic-based, Nurse Practitioner-guided, and theor...
Cervical cancer is the major cause of cancer deaths among women in Nepal. Screening is one of the most effective tools for early diagnosis, prevention and treatment. However, skilled healt...
Nearly 8 000 new cervical cancer cases are diagnosed in South Africa per year; many are still undiagnosed and about 50% of diagnosed cases succumb per year. Although the current prevalence...
In a hospital-based multi-center study in China, HPV 16 was found to be the predominant type (72.9%) in cervical cancer, followed by HPV 18(8.0%) which indicated that if the HPV prophylact...
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Tumor or cancer of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
Telephone surveys are conducted to monitor prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature MORBIDITY and MORTALITY. The data collected is in regard to actual behaviors, rather than on attitudes or knowledge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 1984.
The interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral and biomedical science, knowledge, and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...
Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri or cervical area. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, but may not present until later stages of the cancer. Cervical cancer can be treated using surgery (including local excision) in early stages...