Knowledge, Awareness and Attitude about Breast Lump among Females Attending Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Hospital
Keywords:Breast lump, Breast self examination, Clinical Breast examination
Background: Breast lump is considered as carcinogenic unless it is tested and diagnosed as other than this.
Today in India, it is one of the main causes of cancer deaths among women. Only early detection and early
medical intervention could decrease its mortality rate. Knowledge and awareness of palpation of breast
lumps and attitude to get diagnosed at earliest is extremely crucial. Aims & Objectives: Aim is to assess
knowledge, awareness and attitude about breast lumps in women attending Hospital OPD. Objectives are
to assess the existing knowledge and awareness and to study the attitude about breast lump examination
for prevention & early diagnostic measures. Methodology: The proposed cross sectional observational
study will be carried out in in Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Hospital, Salod (H),Wardha. The women visiting
OPD will be randomly selected and with their consent will be interviewed personally by a structured and
validated questioner. Result: Result will be interpreted on the basis of statistical analysed data. Conclusion:
Conclusion will be drawn from the observations and analysis.
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Re use and mixing of content policy- We follow Creative Commons Licence Policy. We follow CC BY. Please refer below for all details
This license lets others distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon our work, even commercially, as long as they credit us for the original creation.
- The journal allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose.
- The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions.
- The journal allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions