Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention

Jonathan D. Pegg (Editor)

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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This book presents and discusses research in the study of breast cancer diagnosis and prevention. Topics discussed include strategies for the prevention of breast cancer; health benefits and breast cancer screenings; access to mammography facilities; the reduction in the risk of human breast cancer by selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors and breast cancer perceptions and knowledge among women living in a rural community.

(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface

Strategies for Prevention of Breast Cancer
(Ruchi Tandon and Ian S. Fentiman)

Health Beliefs and Breast Cancer Screening: Applying the Stage-of-Change Models
(M. José Galdón, Estrella Durá, Yolanda Andreu, Silvia Queipo and Elena Ibañez)

Breast Cancer Perceptions, Knowledge and Behavioral Practices Among Women Living in a Rural Community
(Saleh M.M. Rahman and Selina Rahman)

Access to Mammography Facilities and Detection of Breast Cancer by Screening Mammography: A GIS Approach
(Selina Rahman, James H. Price, Mark Dignan, Saleh Rahman, Peter S. Lindquist and Timothy R. Jordan)

Access to Mammography Facilities and Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis: Does Geographic Distance Predict?
(Saleh M.M. Rahman, Selina Rahman, Mark B. Dignan and Peter S. Lindquist)

Reduction in the Risk of Human Breast Cancer by Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) Inhibitors: Final Results of a Case Control Study
(Randall E. Harris, Joanne Beebe-Donk and Galal A. Alshafie)

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