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Appraisal of elementary knowledge and awareness of oral cancer among dental and medical undergraduates.
Sharma P, Wadhwan V. Sharma P, et al. Indian J Dent Res. 2023 Jul-Sep;34(3):312-316. doi: 10.4103/ijdr.ijdr_1070_21. Indian J Dent Res. 2023. PMID: 38197354 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Currently, oral cancer in India ranks among the top three types of cancer affecting mainly the elderly population. ...
BACKGROUND: Currently, oral cancer in India ranks among the top three types of cancer affecting mainly the elderly population. ...
Self-negligence and awareness among oral precancerous and cancer patients - A cross-sectional questionnaire study.
Nagaraj V, Priya S, Muthanandam S, Devi M, Giri U, Babu MA. Nagaraj V, et al. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol. 2023 Apr-Jun;27(2):282-286. doi: 10.4103/jomfp.jomfp_420_21. Epub 2023 Jul 13. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol. 2023. PMID: 37854901 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: The National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW) reports that India has the highest global prevalence of oral cancers. The incidence is significantly more in developing countries when compared to the developed countries. ...
BACKGROUND: The National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW) reports that India has the highest global prevalence of oral …
Cancer awareness, diagnosis and treatment needs in Mizoram, India: evidence from 18 years trends (2003-2020).
Zomawia E, Zami Z, Vanlallawma A, Kumar NS, Zothanzama J, Tlau L, Chhakchhuak L, Pachuau L, Pautu JL, Hmangaihzuali EVL. Zomawia E, et al. Lancet Reg Health Southeast Asia. 2023 Sep 21;17:100281. doi: 10.1016/j.lansea.2023.100281. eCollection 2023 Oct. Lancet Reg Health Southeast Asia. 2023. PMID: 37780980 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Despite being the second least populated state, Mizoram exhibits the highest incidence rate of cancer in India. Its inhabitants, constituting an endogamous and isolated population, have embraced their own distinct culture, way of life and dietary preferences, s …
BACKGROUND: Despite being the second least populated state, Mizoram exhibits the highest incidence rate of cancer in India. Its inhab …
An educational intervention study to enhance breast cancer awareness among women and primary healthcare providers of an urban health center area, Visakhapatnam.
Potluri TS, Vadlamani S, Gujjarlapudi C, Nerusu NG, Rongala MV. Potluri TS, et al. J Family Med Prim Care. 2023 Aug;12(8):1697-1703. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_932_23. Epub 2023 Aug 29. J Family Med Prim Care. 2023. PMID: 37767416 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women worldwide posing greater health challenge. The poor survival rate from breast cancer in India may be attributed to lack of awareness, low rate of screening uptake and presentation of cases in advanced stage. …
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women worldwide posing greater health challenge. The poor survival rate from brea …
Co-Creation of Breast Cancer Risk Communication Tools and an Assessment of Risk Factor Awareness: A Qualitative Study of Patients and the Public in India.
Pillai D, Narayan J, Gentry-Maharaj A, Deo S, Vijaykumar DK, Mukherjee P, Wadhwa N, Bhasin A, Mishra A, Rajanbabu A, Kannan R, Husain Z, Kumar A, Antoniou AC, Manchanda R, Menon U. Pillai D, et al. Cancers (Basel). 2023 May 30;15(11):2973. doi: 10.3390/cancers15112973. Cancers (Basel). 2023. PMID: 37296935 Free PMC article.
Gap areas in mitigation of oral cancer: A cross-sectional study evaluating awareness and knowledge of risk factors in oral cancer in a tertiary hospital.
Chugh A, Kaur A, Bhardwaj P, Vishnoi JR, Joshi N, Kumar S, Chopane S, Kumar P. Chugh A, et al. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2023 Jan-Apr;14(1):27-34. doi: 10.4103/njms.njms_427_21. Epub 2023 Apr 14. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2023. PMID: 37273436 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES: One of the main causes of the increasing oral cancer (OC) burden in India is a lack of awareness and a significant gap in knowledge about risk factors and symptomology of OC. ...
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES: One of the main causes of the increasing oral cancer (OC) burden in India is a lack of awareness and a signif …
Audio-Visual Training Improves Awareness and Willingness of Cervical Cancer Screening among Healthy Indian Women: Findings from a Survey.
Ganeshkumar P. Ganeshkumar P. South Asian J Cancer. 2022 Aug 22;12(1):23-29. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1751094. eCollection 2023 Jan. South Asian J Cancer. 2022. PMID: 36851929 Free PMC article.
Materials and Methods This cross-sectional noninterventional multicentric survey was conducted in 69 centers across 14 states in India and one center in UAE among women aged between 18 and 88 years attending clinics for a variety of indications. ...
Materials and Methods This cross-sectional noninterventional multicentric survey was conducted in 69 centers across 14 states in India
Cancer awareness & its association with demographic variables & mobile phone usage among the rural population of a district in north India.
Yadav K, Hariprasad R, Gupta R, Upadhayay S, Sharma V, Kumari M, Mehrotra R, Kumar S, Gupta S, Singh S. Yadav K, et al. Indian J Med Res. 2022 Jul;156(1):94-103. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_3145_20. Indian J Med Res. 2022. PMID: 36510902 Free PMC article.
The present study was aimed to evaluate the awareness of prevalent cancers among the rural population in a district of north India and its association specifically with mobile phone usage. METHODS: Using a stratified random sampling technique, households in three villages …
The present study was aimed to evaluate the awareness of prevalent cancers among the rural population in a district of north India an …
Comparing the knowledge and awareness of cervical and breast cancer among medical and nonmedical students of a private institution in South India.
Sajan AS, Eldhose SR, Kandasamy K, Ramanathan S. Sajan AS, et al. J Cancer Res Ther. 2022 Oct-Dec;18(6):1776-1781. doi: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_172_20. J Cancer Res Ther. 2022. PMID: 36412443 Free article.
AIMS: The aim of the study was to compare the knowledge and awareness of cervical and breast cancer among medical and nonmedical students of a private institution in South India. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: A cross-sectional study was done on 600 female students of a private inst …
AIMS: The aim of the study was to compare the knowledge and awareness of cervical and breast cancer among medical and nonmedical students of …
Evaluation of cancer awareness, cancer education, and prevention intervention techniques among university-level students in the United States and India.
Burke AD, Burns JW, Chakraborty S, Saha T, Ray A, Borsch DM. Burke AD, et al. J Educ Health Promot. 2022 Jun 30;11:187. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_1422_21. eCollection 2022. J Educ Health Promot. 2022. PMID: 36003241 Free PMC article.
The present study conducted a comparative assessment of cancer awareness among undergraduate students of the United States and India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Students from an Institution in India (KC) (55 females, 33 males), and an Institution in the United States of …
The present study conducted a comparative assessment of cancer awareness among undergraduate students of the United States and India. …
Dental Students' Perception, Awareness and Knowledge About HPV Infection, Vaccine, and Its Association with Oral Cancer: A Multinational Study.
Lingam AS, Koppolu P, Alhussein SA, Abdelrahim RK, Abusalim GS, ElHaddad S, Asrar S, Nassani MZ, Gaafar SS, Bukhary FMT, AlGhamdi AS, Barakat A, Noushad M, Almoallim H. Lingam AS, et al. Infect Drug Resist. 2022 Jul 12;15:3711-3724. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S365715. eCollection 2022. Infect Drug Resist. 2022. PMID: 35855757 Free PMC article.
METHODS: The current multinational cross-sectional study was conducted in 886 undergraduate dental students from Egypt, India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Sudan through Google survey forms from July 2021 to September 2021. ...Third-year and internship students exhibit …
METHODS: The current multinational cross-sectional study was conducted in 886 undergraduate dental students from Egypt, India, Pakist …
Tobacco Use Pattern, Dependence, Oral Cancer Awareness and Health Education needs Among Urban Slum Dwellers of Jodhpur City.
Joshi V, Joshi NK, Bajaj K. Joshi V, et al. Int J Prev Med. 2022 Feb 8;13:14. doi: 10.4103/ijpvm.IJPVM_69_20. eCollection 2022. Int J Prev Med. 2022. PMID: 35392321 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: The rapid migration from rural to urban region results in mushrooming of slums in India. Urban-slums are comparatively poor vulnerable groups which are mostly affected with oral cancer due to higher exposure to risk factors like tobacco use. ...
BACKGROUND: The rapid migration from rural to urban region results in mushrooming of slums in India. Urban-slums are comparatively po …
A Preliminary Survey of Women Orthopaedic Surgeons on Awareness of Radiation Safety Practice and Breast Cancer Risk in India.
John AT, Madhuri V. John AT, et al. Indian J Orthop. 2021 Sep 22;56(3):452-456. doi: 10.1007/s43465-021-00524-0. eCollection 2022 Mar. Indian J Orthop. 2021. PMID: 35251509 Free PMC article.
OBJECTIVES: To assess women surgeons' awareness of radiation protection protocols, cumulative dose, safety measures, radiation exposure, and breast cancer risk in India. METHODS: The data were acquired through a survey monkey questionnaire circulated to women orthopaedic s …
OBJECTIVES: To assess women surgeons' awareness of radiation protection protocols, cumulative dose, safety measures, radiation exposure, and …
Impact of Educational Level and Family income on Breast Cancer Awareness among College-Going Girls in Shillong (Meghalaya), India.
Biswas S, Syiemlieh J, Nongrum R, Sharma S, Siddiqi M. Biswas S, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2020 Dec 1;21(12):3639-3646. doi: 10.31557/APJCP.2020.21.12.3639. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2020. PMID: 33369463 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer among women in India and shows an increasing trend. The mammography screening seems unfeasible as a public health service in India. ...
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer among women in India and shows an increasing trend. The mammography screenin …
Awareness on cancer cervix, willingness, and barriers for screening of cancer cervix among women: A community-based cross-sectional study from urban Pondicherry.
Chandrika K, Naik BN, Kanungo S. Chandrika K, et al. Indian J Public Health. 2020 Oct-Dec;64(4):374-380. doi: 10.4103/ijph.IJPH_29_20. Indian J Public Health. 2020. PMID: 33318388 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Early detection of cervical cancer can significantly reduce the associated morbidities and mortality. However, uptake of screening for cervical cancer in India is not encouraging. OBJECTIVES: To assess the awareness about cervical cancer, willingness, and barri …
BACKGROUND: Early detection of cervical cancer can significantly reduce the associated morbidities and mortality. However, uptake of screeni …
Factors associated with breast cancer awareness and breast self-examination in Fiji and Kashmir India - a cross-sectional study.
Malik R, Vera N, Dayal C, Choudhari A, Mudaliar J, Noovao Hill A, Kubuabola I, Gunnarsson R. Malik R, et al. BMC Cancer. 2020 Nov 10;20(1):1078. doi: 10.1186/s12885-020-07583-w. BMC Cancer. 2020. PMID: 33167928 Free PMC article.
The objective of this study was to identify to what extent women in Fiji and Kashmir, India have BCA and practice breast self-examination (BSE) as well as factors associated with BCA and BSE. METHODS: A survey of women aged 18 years was conducted in Fiji and Kashmir, In
The objective of this study was to identify to what extent women in Fiji and Kashmir, India have BCA and practice breast self-examina …
Knowledge and awareness of oral cancer patients regarding its etiology, prevention, and treatment.
Lakra S, Kaur G, Mehta A, Kaushal V, Atri R, Sunder. Lakra S, et al. Indian J Dent Res. 2020 Jul-Aug;31(4):625-628. doi: 10.4103/ijdr.IJDR_838_18. Indian J Dent Res. 2020. PMID: 33107467 Free article.
METHODOLOGY: An interview-based questionnaire study was conducted on 218 patients with oral cancer admitted for treatment at a Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) in north India. Questions were designed to assess their knowledge and awareness regarding etiology, treatment, and pr …
METHODOLOGY: An interview-based questionnaire study was conducted on 218 patients with oral cancer admitted for treatment at a Regional Canc …
Perception and outcome of oral cancer awareness among clinical undergraduate dental students of Tertiary health care centre at Kanpur city: A cross-sectional study.
Srivastava R, Wazir SS, Jyoti B, Kushwah S, Pradhan D, Priyadarshi P. Srivastava R, et al. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Jan-Jun;11(1):89-93. doi: 10.4103/njms.NJMS_6_19. Epub 2020 Jun 18. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2020. PMID: 33041583 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: The International Agency for Research on Cancer has predicted that India's incidence of cancer will increase from 1 million in 2012 to more than 1.7 million in 2035. ...
BACKGROUND: The International Agency for Research on Cancer has predicted that India's incidence of cancer will increase from …
Awareness about breast cancer in males in urban area of Delhi.
Goyal A, Gupta J, Choudhary A, Harit K, Ragesvari KS, Gupta I. Goyal A, et al. J Family Med Prim Care. 2020 Apr 30;9(4):1999-2001. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1098_19. eCollection 2020 Apr. J Family Med Prim Care. 2020. PMID: 32670954 Free PMC article.
Prevalence of Cervical Cancer Screening and Awareness among Women in an Urban Community in South India-A Cross Sectional Study.
Reichheld A, Mukherjee PK, Rahman SM, David KV, Pricilla RA. Reichheld A, et al. Ann Glob Health. 2020 Mar 16;86(1):30. doi: 10.5334/aogh.2735. Ann Glob Health. 2020. PMID: 32211300 Free PMC article.
OBJECTIVES: Among the women living in our low-income urban community in South India, we sought to determine the prevalence of screening and to assess women's knowledge of cervical cancer. ...
OBJECTIVES: Among the women living in our low-income urban community in South India, we sought to determine the prevalence of screeni …
Level of cervical cancer awareness among hospital visitors.
Agarwal R, Sharma M. Agarwal R, et al. J Family Med Prim Care. 2019 Oct 31;8(10):3452-3453. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_780_19. eCollection 2019 Oct. J Family Med Prim Care. 2019. PMID: 31742192 Free PMC article. No abstract available.
Attitude of Accredited Social Health Activists towards Creating Awareness on Oral Cancer in Rural Community of Chikkaballapur District, Karnataka.
Shwetha KM, Ranganath K, Pushpanjali K. Shwetha KM, et al. Indian J Community Med. 2019 Oct;44(Suppl 1):S46-S49. doi: 10.4103/ijcm.IJCM_37_19. Indian J Community Med. 2019. PMID: 31728090 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Accredited social health activists (ASHAs) form a link between rural community and health system in India; hence, it is important to understand their attitude to render health services. ...
BACKGROUND: Accredited social health activists (ASHAs) form a link between rural community and health system in India; hence, it is i …
Knowledge and Awareness Toward Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention Among the Professional College Female Students.
Manikandan S, Behera S, Naidu NM, Angamuthu V, Mohammed OFB, Debata A. Manikandan S, et al. J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2019 May;11(Suppl 2):S314-S320. doi: 10.4103/JPBS.JPBS_21_19. J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2019. PMID: 31198361 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Worldwide, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer affecting women. The five most frequent cancers affecting women in India are breast, cervical, oral cavity, lung, and colorectal cancer. More women die from cervical cancer in India than in any …
BACKGROUND: Worldwide, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer affecting women. The five most frequent cancers affecting women in …
Cervical cancer awareness and presence of abnormal cytology among HIV-infected women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Andhra Pradesh, India.
Shin SS, Carpenter CL, Ekstrand ML, Wang Q, Grover S, Zetola NM, Yadav K, Sinha S, Nyamathi AM. Shin SS, et al. Int J STD AIDS. 2019 May;30(6):586-595. doi: 10.1177/0956462419825950. Epub 2019 Feb 27. Int J STD AIDS. 2019. PMID: 30813859 Free PMC article.
The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of cervical cancer and pre-cancer lesions and to examine cervical cancer knowledge among women living with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in rural Andhra Pradesh, India. We conducted cytology-b …
The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of cervical cancer and pre-cancer lesions and to examine cervical …
Cervical cancer awareness and HPV vaccine acceptability among females in Delhi: A cross-sectional study.
Singh J, Roy B, Yadav A, Siddiqui S, Setia A, Ramesh R, Singh K. Singh J, et al. Indian J Cancer. 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):233-237. doi: 10.4103/ijc.IJC_28_18. Indian J Cancer. 2018. PMID: 30693885 Free article.
AIMS: The aim of this study is to assess the awareness about cervical cancer and the acceptability of cytological screening and vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) among women in Delhi, the national capital of India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional survey …
AIMS: The aim of this study is to assess the awareness about cervical cancer and the acceptability of cytological screening and vaccine agai …
A Survey on Breast Cancer Awareness Among Medical, Paramedical, and General Population in North India Using Self-Designed Questionnaire: a Prospective Study.
Ramakant P, Singh KR, Jaiswal S, Singh S, Ranjan P, Rana C, Jain V, Mishra AK. Ramakant P, et al. Indian J Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep;9(3):323-327. doi: 10.1007/s13193-017-0703-9. Epub 2017 Sep 5. Indian J Surg Oncol. 2018. PMID: 30287991 Free PMC article.
Unfortunately, most women are not aware of BC symptoms/signs, prevention, and management. In resource-limited countries like India where we do not have structured screening/awareness programs, a majority of women present with locally advanced BC. ...We did a prospective cr …
Unfortunately, most women are not aware of BC symptoms/signs, prevention, and management. In resource-limited countries like India wh …
Impact of Cancer Awareness Drive on Generating Awareness of and Improving Screening for Cervical Cancer: A Study Among Schoolteachers in India.
Shankar A, Roy S, Rath GK, Chakraborty A, Kamal VK, Biswas AS. Shankar A, et al. J Glob Oncol. 2018 Sep;4:1-7. doi: 10.1200/JGO.17.00074. J Glob Oncol. 2018. PMID: 30241246 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in India. Our study assessed the level and impact of awareness programs in the adoption of safe practices in prevention and early detection. ...During cancer awareness events from 2013 to 2015 at various women's col …
PURPOSE: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in India. Our study assessed the level and impact of awareness programs in …
Awareness and Perception About Cancer Among the Public in Chennai, India.
Elangovan V, Rajaraman S, Basumalik B, Pandian D. Elangovan V, et al. J Glob Oncol. 2016 Nov 9;3(5):469-479. doi: 10.1200/JGO.2016.006502. eCollection 2017 Oct. J Glob Oncol. 2016. PMID: 29094085 Free PMC article.
This study aimed to assess the current levels of awareness and perceptions about cancer among people with various socioeconomic status and diverse backgrounds in the city of Chennai, India. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The sample population (N = 2,981; 18 to 88 years of age) was …
This study aimed to assess the current levels of awareness and perceptions about cancer among people with various socioeconomic status and d …
Mammographic Screening or Breast Cancer Awareness? Time to Ponder.
Srivastava A, Suhani. Srivastava A, et al. Indian J Surg. 2017 Oct;79(5):446-449. doi: 10.1007/s12262-017-1672-5. Epub 2017 Jul 11. Indian J Surg. 2017. PMID: 29089707 Free PMC article. Review.
Breast cancer in India is becoming the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in urban women. ...We conducted this literature review to ascertain the importance of breast cancer awareness, breast self-examination, and clinical breast examination as effective screening t …
Breast cancer in India is becoming the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in urban women. ...We conducted this literature revi …
Impact of Cancer Awareness Drive on Generating Understanding and Improving Screening Practices for Breast Cancer: a Study on College Teachers in India.
Shankar A, Roy S, Rath GK, Chakraborty A, Kamal VK, Biswas AS. Shankar A, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2017 Jul 27;18(7):1985-1990. doi: 10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.7.1985. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2017. PMID: 28749636 Free PMC article.
Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in India and most present at advanced stage. Although early detection is the only way to reduce morbidity and mortality, people have a very low awareness about breast cancer signs and symptoms and screening pr …
Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in India and most present at advanced stage. Although early detection …
Awareness of cervical cancer and willingness to participate in screening program: Public health policy implications.
Patra S, Upadhyay M, Chhabra P. Patra S, et al. J Cancer Res Ther. 2017 Apr-Jun;13(2):318-323. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.187279. J Cancer Res Ther. 2017. PMID: 28643754 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common malignancies among women in India. There is a high mortality as patients usually present at an advanced stage because of lack of awareness and nonexistent screening programs. ...Analysis was done using SPSS package (SPS …
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common malignancies among women in India. There is a high mortality as patients usuall …
Effect of health education on awareness about oral cancer and oral self-examination.
Singh K, Sharma D, Kaur M, Gauba K, Thakur JS, Kumar R. Singh K, et al. J Educ Health Promot. 2017 May 5;6:27. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_82_15. eCollection 2017. J Educ Health Promot. 2017. PMID: 28584827 Free PMC article.
SETTINGS AND DESIGN: Quasi-experimental trial was conducted in an urban resettlement colony of Chandigarh, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A brochure having information and pictorials on oral lesions was used for conducting health education sessions on a one-to-one basis in …
SETTINGS AND DESIGN: Quasi-experimental trial was conducted in an urban resettlement colony of Chandigarh, India. MATERIALS AND METHO …
Knowledge, Awareness and Attitude on HPV, HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer among the College Students in India.
Rashid S, Labani S, Das BC. Rashid S, et al. PLoS One. 2016 Nov 18;11(11):e0166713. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166713. eCollection 2016. PLoS One. 2016. PMID: 27861611 Free PMC article.
Because of societal, religious and ethical issues associated with the vaccination of adolescent girls in India together with lack of awareness about HPV and HPV vaccines, no successful HPV immunization program has been employed in India. ...CONCLUSION: It is suggest …
Because of societal, religious and ethical issues associated with the vaccination of adolescent girls in India together with lack of …
Does awareness of diagnosis influence health related quality of life in north Indian patients with lung cancer ?
Aggarwal AN, Singh N, Gupta D, Behera D. Aggarwal AN, et al. Indian J Med Res. 2016 May;143(Supplement):S38-S44. doi: 10.4103/0971-5916.191757. Indian J Med Res. 2016. PMID: 27748276 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: Several patients with cancer in India are not aware of their diagnosis. We evaluated the impact of awareness of cancer diagnosis on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in newly diagnosed patients with lung cancer. METHODS: A total of 391 trea …
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: Several patients with cancer in India are not aware of their diagnosis. We evaluated the impact of aware …
Need of Oral Pre Cancer Awareness Initiatives in India.
Bhargava S. Bhargava S. Open Dent J. 2016 Aug 22;10:417-9. doi: 10.2174/1874210601610010417. eCollection 2016. Open Dent J. 2016. PMID: 27583052 Free PMC article. No abstract available.
Awareness of cervical cancer and Pap smear among nursing staff at a rural tertiary care hospital in Central India.
Jain SM, Bagde MN, Bagde ND. Jain SM, et al. Indian J Cancer. 2016 Jan-Mar;53(1):63-6. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.180823. Indian J Cancer. 2016. PMID: 27146744 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Cancer cervix is the leading cause of cancer deaths in females in developing countries and one in five women suffering from cervical cancer lives in India. AIMS: The aim of this study is to determine the awareness about cervical cancer and Pap smear among nurse …
BACKGROUND: Cancer cervix is the leading cause of cancer deaths in females in developing countries and one in five women suffering from cerv …
Costing of a State-Wide Population Based Cancer Awareness and Early Detection Campaign in a 2.67 Million Population of Punjab State in Northern India.
Thakur J, Prinja S, Jeet G, Bhatnagar N. Thakur J, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(2):791-7. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2016.17.2.791. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016. PMID: 26925682 Free article.
However, generating awareness and early detection strategy adopted in this campaign seems promising in light of fact that organized screening is not in place in India and in many developing countries....
However, generating awareness and early detection strategy adopted in this campaign seems promising in light of fact that organized screenin …
Breast Cancer Awareness among Middle Class Urban Women--a Community-Based Study from Mumbai, India.
Gadgil A, Sauvaget C, Roy N, Grosse Frie K, Chakraborty A, Lucas E, Bantwal K, Haldar I, Sankaranarayanan R. Gadgil A, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(15):6249-54. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.15.6249. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015. PMID: 26434824 Free article.
Targeting breast cancer awareness along with comprehensive cancer care is appropriate in low and middle income countries like India, where there are no organized and affordable screening services. ...Further detailed studies regarding barriers to health seeking in India
Targeting breast cancer awareness along with comprehensive cancer care is appropriate in low and middle income countries like India, …
A review of breast cancer awareness among women in India: Cancer literate or awareness deficit?
Gupta A, Shridhar K, Dhillon PK. Gupta A, et al. Eur J Cancer. 2015 Sep;51(14):2058-66. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2015.07.008. Epub 2015 Jul 29. Eur J Cancer. 2015. PMID: 26232859 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer is the most common female cancer worldwide including India, where advanced stages at diagnosis, and rising incidence and mortality rates, make it essential to understand cancer literacy in women. ...There is an urgent need for nation- and state-wi …
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer is the most common female cancer worldwide including India, where advanced stages at diagnosis, and rising …
Knowledge, attitude, and awareness of childhood cancer among undergraduate medical students in South India.
Latha MS, Chitralakshmi K, Ravindran M, Angeline PR, Kannan L, Scott JX. Latha MS, et al. South Asian J Cancer. 2015 Apr-Jun;4(2):75-7. doi: 10.4103/2278-330X.155680. South Asian J Cancer. 2015. PMID: 25992346 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: In India roughly 60000 childhood cancer cases are diagnosed annually with only nearly 100 pediatric oncologists. ...Hence this study was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitude and awareness of childhood cancer among undergraduate medical students in South …
BACKGROUND: In India roughly 60000 childhood cancer cases are diagnosed annually with only nearly 100 pediatric oncologists. ...Hence …
Awareness and practice concerning oral cancer among Ayurveda and Homeopathy practitioners in Davangere District: A speciality-wise analysis.
Kulkarni RS, Arun PD, Rai R, Kanth VS, Sargaiyan V, Kandasamy S. Kulkarni RS, et al. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2015 Jan-Jun;6(1):116-9. doi: 10.4103/0976-9668.149104. J Nat Sci Biol Med. 2015. PMID: 25810647 Free PMC article.
CONTEXT: In India, oral cancer accounts for one-third of all cancers. Early detection and immediate intervention can lead to marked reduction in the morbidity and mortality. In India, Ayurveda and homeopathy practitioners are distributed widely in rural and urban ar …
CONTEXT: In India, oral cancer accounts for one-third of all cancers. Early detection and immediate intervention can lead to marked r …
Level of awareness of cervical and breast cancer risk factors and safe practices among college teachers of different states in india: do awareness programmes have an impact on adoption of safe practices?
Shankar A, Rath G, Roy S, Malik A, Bhandari R, Kishor K, Barnwal K, Upadyaya S, Srivastava V, Singh R. Shankar A, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(3):927-32. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.3.927. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015. PMID: 25735384 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Breast and cervical cancers are the most common causes of cancer mortality among women in India, but actually they are largely preventable diseases. Although early detection is the only way to reduce morbidity and mortality, there are limited data on breast and …
BACKGROUND: Breast and cervical cancers are the most common causes of cancer mortality among women in India, but actually they are la …
Awareness of breast cancer risk among female university students from 24 low, middle income and emerging economy countries.
Peltzer K, Pengpid S. Peltzer K, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(18):7875-8. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2014.15.18.7875. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014. PMID: 25292080 Free article.
., in regards of being aware of genetic causes of breast cancer risk in female students from Ivory Coast, India, Madagascar, Nigeria and Laos below 30% and female students from Pakistan, Singapore, Turkey, Grenada and Philippines 60 or more percent. ...
., in regards of being aware of genetic causes of breast cancer risk in female students from Ivory Coast, India, Madagascar, Nigeria …
Knowledge, Awareness and Prevention of Cervical Cancer among Women Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Puducherry, India.
Siddharthar J, Rajkumar B, Deivasigamani K. Siddharthar J, et al. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014 Jun;8(6):OC01-3. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2014/8115.4422. Epub 2014 Jun 20. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014. PMID: 25121031 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide, with highest mortality in India. The incidence and mortality of cervical cancer can be reduced by screening women for precancerous lesion and by administration of human papilloma virus vac …
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide, with highest mortality in India. The incidence a …
Oral cancer awareness and perception of tobacco use cessation counseling among dental students in four Asian countries.
Halawany HS, Jacob V, Abraham NB, Al-Maflehi N. Halawany HS, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(6):3619-23. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2013.14.6.3619. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013. PMID: 23886155 Free article. Clinical Trial.
The aim of our study was to evaluate the awareness of oral cancer and perception of tobacco use cessation counseling among dental students at all study levels in India, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A structured, pre-tested, self …
The aim of our study was to evaluate the awareness of oral cancer and perception of tobacco use cessation counseling among dental students a …
Oral cancer awareness of the general public in Gorakhpur city, India.
Agrawal M, Pandey S, Jain S, Maitin S. Agrawal M, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(10):5195-9. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2012.13.10.5195. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012. PMID: 23244134 Free article.
OBJECTIVES: Global cancer statistical data show that India has one of the highest incidence rates of oral cancer worldwide. ...The present study was undertaken to assess awareness of oral cancer and knowledge of its early signs and risk factors in the general public of the …
OBJECTIVES: Global cancer statistical data show that India has one of the highest incidence rates of oral cancer worldwide. ...The pr …
Awareness regarding risk factors, symptoms and treatment facilities for cancer in selected states of India.
Raj S, Piang LK, Nair KS, Tiwari VK, Kaur H, Singh B. Raj S, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(8):4057-62. doi: 10.7314/apjcp.2012.13.8.4057. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012. PMID: 23098516 Free article.
OBJECTIVE: To study the level of awareness and knowledge about cancers and associated risk factors among households in selected states of India. METHODS: In the study 3070 households were interviewed from six states viz, West Bengal, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and M …
OBJECTIVE: To study the level of awareness and knowledge about cancers and associated risk factors among households in selected states of …
Awareness and knowledge of cervical cancer and its prevention among the nursing staff of a tertiary health institute in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Shah V, Vyas S, Singh A, Shrivastava M. Shah V, et al. Ecancermedicalscience. 2012;6:270. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2012.270. Epub 2012 Sep 25. Ecancermedicalscience. 2012. PMID: 23008746 Free PMC article.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional interview-based survey regarding knowledge levels about cervical carcinoma was conducted among the nursing staff from one of the tertiary health institutes of Ahmedabad, India. A structured questionnaire with multiple choices was us …
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional interview-based survey regarding knowledge levels about cervical carcinoma was conducted among the …
Awareness of cervix cancer risk factors in educated youth: a cross-sectional, questionnaire based survey in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Joy T, Sathian B, Bhattarai C, Chacko J. Joy T, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(7):1707-12. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011. PMID: 22126549 Free article.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was carried out among 1268 female undergraduate students in Delhi, Mangalore (India), Pokhara (Nepal) and Kandy (Srilanka) between 25 April 2010 and 20 August 2010 using structured questionnaire containing detai …
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was carried out among 1268 female undergraduate students in Delhi, Mangalore ( …
Level of cancer awareness among women of low socioeconomic status in Mumbai slums.
Kumar YS, Mishra G, Gupta S, Shastri S. Kumar YS, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(5):1295-8. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011. PMID: 21875285 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Cancer, a major cause of morbidity and mortality in India can be prevented by early detection through screening, for which, awareness is essential. ...
BACKGROUND: Cancer, a major cause of morbidity and mortality in India can be prevented by early detection through screening, for whic …
Awareness of cervical cancer among female students of premier colleges in Kolkata, India.
Saha A, Chaudhury AN, Bhowmik P, Chatterjee R. Saha A, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2010;11(4):1085-90. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2010. PMID: 21133629 Free article.
In the absence of any nationwide cervical screening program, cancer of cervix remains a major public health problem for India. We here assessed knowledge levels of female college students about cervical cancer, its risk factors, the human papillomavirus (HPV) etiologic age …
In the absence of any nationwide cervical screening program, cancer of cervix remains a major public health problem for India. We her …
Factors affecting oral cancer awareness in a high-risk population in India.
Elango JK, Sundaram KR, Gangadharan P, Subhas P, Peter S, Pulayath C, Kuriakose MA. Elango JK, et al. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009 Oct-Dec;10(4):627-30. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009. PMID: 19827883 Free article.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the awareness of oral cancer, its risk factors and to estimate the prevalence of risk factors in a high-risk semi-urban population in India. METHODS: A questionnaire-based survey was carried out by house-to-house interview on a single day by 120 hea …
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the awareness of oral cancer, its risk factors and to estimate the prevalence of risk factors in a high-risk semi-ur …
Level of awareness regarding breast cancer and its screening amongst Indian teachers.
Khokhar A. Khokhar A. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009 Apr-Jun;10(2):247-50. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009. PMID: 19537892 Free article.
A total of 441 women teachers from 8 of the schools located in Delhi, India participated in this cross-sectional study, conducted from July 2007 to February 2008. ...There is clearly a need to increase the level of awareness regarding breast cancer and its screening amongs …
A total of 441 women teachers from 8 of the schools located in Delhi, India participated in this cross-sectional study, conducted fro …
Awareness of breast cancer in women of an urban resettlement colony.
Somdatta P, Baridalyne N. Somdatta P, et al. Indian J Cancer. 2008 Oct-Dec;45(4):149-53. doi: 10.4103/0019-509x.44662. Indian J Cancer. 2008. PMID: 19112202 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer accounts for 19-34% of all cancer cases among women in India. There is a high mortality due to late stage diagnosis as patients usually present at an advanced stage because of lack of awareness and non-existent breast cancer screening programs. .. …
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer accounts for 19-34% of all cancer cases among women in India. There is a high mortality due to late stage d …