This study was conducted to assess the level of awareness about risk factors leads to breast cancer in Indian women and healthcare professionals through literature review.
The researcher used bibliographic databases such as MEDLINE, SCOPUS, Cochrane database of systematic reviews and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health.
There are 8 cases diagnosed with breast cancer every day, out of them 1 will be Maori and pacific women who are at higher risk of dying from breast cancer.
Maori women are more likely to develop breast cancer about 33% than non-Maori women (The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation, 2013).
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In 2013, Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy after finding out she had a high risk of breast cancer.
Her decision opened up many doors for questions and concerns.
This study contributes to measure cost effectiveness of this breast cancer screening programme and evaluate its budget in order to decide the future of this programme.
A review of breast cancer awareness among women in India: Cancer literate or awareness deficit?