A study on screening of knowledge attitude and practices regarding prostate cancer among men in Bangalore


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Author Details : Al Kayum Ahmed, Karishma Parveen*, Pooja , Rashi L, Saba Khanum, Rowinea Fernandez, Rinkumathappan

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 40-44

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijlsit.2021.009



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Abstract

Background: Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men .and the second most common cause of death from cancer in men worldwide.
Aim and Objectives: The aim of the study was screening of knowledge attitude and practice regarding prostate cancer among men in Bangalore.
Materials and Methods: It is A Hospital-based, Prospective, cross-sectional and observational study.
Results: The study reveals that age group < 50>
Conclusion: This study concludes the need for providing awareness regarding etiology of prostate cancer and highlights misconceptions regarding etiology of prostate cancer. The study recommends well-designed health education programs, widespread public health campaigns using the mass media, hospitals and religious centres. Leading to early detection and cure. Thereby reducing the morbidity and mortality rates.

Keywords: Prospective, Cross-sectional, Prostate cancer.


How to cite : Ahmed A K, Parveen K , Pooja, Rashi L, Khanum S , Fernandez R , Rinkumathappan, A study on screening of knowledge attitude and practices regarding prostate cancer among men in Bangalore. IP Indian J Libr Sci Inf Technol 2021;6(1):40-44


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Indian J Libr Sci Inf Technol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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