Breast Cancer Screening among Women in Central Kerala, India: A Multicentric Study

Jeremiah Jacob Tom, Clint Vaz,


Breast cancer is estimated to be the most common occuring malignancy among females in India. It also accounts for the highest number of cancer mortality rates. Majority of them leads to fatal consequences due to delay in recognition of signs or initiating treatment. Regular community based screening and education are pivotal to improve quality of life Objectives: To assess the prevalence of breast cancer and other benign breast pathology among females in Central Kerala, India and to determine the associated factors of these diseases.

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