Volume 21, Number 2 (July 2014)                   J Birjand Univ Med Sci. 2014, 21(2): 126-141 | Back to browse issues page


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Tahergorabi Z, Moodi M, Mesbahzadeh B. Breast Cancer: A preventable disease. J Birjand Univ Med Sci.. 2014; 21 (2) :126-141
URL: http://journal.bums.ac.ir/article-1-1615-en.html

1- Assistant professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, department of physiology & Pharmacology, Medical School, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran.
2- Assistant professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, department of public Health, Health School, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran. , mitra_2561@yahoo.com
3- Assistant professor, department of physiology and pharmacology, Paramedicine School, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran.
Abstract:   (7403 Views)
With regard to high cancer incidence, as one of the major mortality causes worldwide, following human societies industrialization in recent years breast cancer, dealt with in the present article, has got a particular impact on women who possess a pivotal role in family and society. Thus, adoption of effective diagnostic procedures in the early stages of the disease is very important, which must be considered as a substantial component of the strategies aimed at women’s health promotion and decreasing of breast cancer mortality rate. Meanwhile, women’s education and their awareness promotion and advising them to carry out different methods of breast cancer screening in the early stages of the symptoms, as preventive measures, play important roles. The present review article attempts to study prevalence and epidemiology of breast cancer, its risk factors and its different stages of prevention.
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Type of Study: Review |
Received: 2014/04/16 | Accepted: 2014/09/4 | Published: 2014/09/6

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