EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING, vol.12, no.4, pp.329-333, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Midwifery, Breast, self-examination, Education, Problem, TURKISH WOMEN, ADAPTATION
Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated:
The second leading cause of cancer death in Turkey, breast cancer accounts for 24% of female cancers, with a crude incidence rate of 7.2 per 100,000 women in 1999. It was determined that breast self-examination (BSE) is carried out effectively if it is taught by a physician or a midwife/nurse.