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Validation of a measurement tool to assess awareness of breast cancer.

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AIM: Until now, there has been no universally accepted and validated measure of breast cancer awareness. This study aimed to validate the new Breast Cancer Awareness Measure (BCAM) which assesses, using a self-complete questionnaire, knowledge of breast cancer symptoms and age-related risk, and frequency of breast checking. METHODS: We measured the psychometric properties of the BCAM in 1035 women attending the NHS Breast Screening Programme: acceptability was assessed using a feedback quest...

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10.1016/j.ejca.2010.02.034

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Journal:
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) More from this journal
Volume:
46
Issue:
8
Pages:
1374-1381
Publication date:
2010-05-01
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EISSN:
1879-0852
ISSN:
0959-8049
Language:
English
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375273
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2013-11-17

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