Early Detection and Prevention; The Role of Breast Cancer Screening

ABIODUN, Olukemi Felicia (RN, BNSc.), OHAERI, Beatrice (RN, Ph.D), OJO, Iyanuoluwa O. (RN, Ph.D), BABARIMISA, Oluwatoyin (RN, M.Sc.)
2023 Zenodo  
Breast cancer is a life threatening malignancy and common causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Globally, breast cancer is mostly diagnosed cancer in women and one of the most common causes of death from cancer. Developing countries have limited healthcare resources and screening is mostly depend on breast awareness programs for their breast cancer screening this is one of the causes of late presentation of breast cancer. Poor awareness of breast cancer, poor perception and health belief
more » ... among others are part of the factors affecting breast cancer screening. Early detection and prevention of breast cancer cells through breast cancer screening and prompt treatment to reduce mortality of breast cancer needs to increase in other to improve the health of the general population. Government, health workers and Non-governmental organization should help to increase awareness of the general public on the importance of breast cancer screening. Keywords: Detection, Prevention, Breast Cancer, Screening,
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7554357 fatcat:sdaidphogzbfnoyzspno3xuiwe