Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Breast Self Examination Amongst Attendants Of Antenatal Clinics

Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Breast Self Examination Amongst Attendants Of Antenatal Clinics

Practice Of Breast Self Examination –   Cancers in all forms are responsible for about 12% of death throughout the world 1. Globally, breast cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm among women 1.  Breast cancer causes 376,000 deaths yearly worldwide. About 900,000 women are diagnosed every year with the disease 1. In Africa, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer related death among African women 2. Although, the true incidence of breast cancer is generally not known in many African countries, several publications indicate a trend towards an increasing incidence of the disease in many parts of Africa with peak-age of about 36-45 years 3. [Read more…]