Level of awareness of lung cancer risk factors, signs, symptoms and safe practices among college teachers of different states in India: Do awareness programmes have an impact on adoption of safe practices?

A Shankar, S Roy, R Bhandari, A Malik, G K Rath, P K Julka, K Barnwal, S Upadhyaya, R Singh, V Srivastava
2015 The Gulf journal of oncology  
Lung cancer is the one of the most common cause of cancer mortality among men in India where incidence rates are increasing although they are largely preventable diseases. In India, late presentation is generally responsible for high mortality and morbidity rates and early detection is one of the best ways to control it. The purpose of this study is to measure the level of awareness on lung cancer among women represented by a sample of college teachers in India and the impact of awareness
more » ... ms in changing or adopting safer practices and the prevention and early detection of the disease.
pmid:26499832 fatcat:w6wl53sf3bdc3ogaskc4ynayhm