Targeting health disparity in breast cancer: insights into women's knowledge of their cancer profile in Malaysia

Loh, S.Y. and Packer, T.L. and Yip, C. and Passmore, A. (2009) Targeting health disparity in breast cancer: insights into women's knowledge of their cancer profile in Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 10 (4). pp. 631-6. ISSN 1513-7368

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Abstract

Malaysian women in this cohort study demonstrated very low levels of knowledge of their cancer profile. Clinical implications for countering treatment-decision difficulties include the need for a shift in the way information and services are delivered to allow women to take a more active role in their own care. Multi-modal efforts including basic information dissemination to increase women's knowledge can contribute to narrowing of the gap in health disparity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Breast Neoplasms/diagnosis;
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 04 May 2011 02:50
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 07:07
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1160

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