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Healthcare providers may consider PMT as a framework for developing educational interventions aiming at improving women’s BSE behavior.

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The aim of this study was to determine breast self-examination (BSE) behaviors applying protection motivation theory (PMT).


Breast cancer is a major public health problem in both developed and developing countries. The mortality rates of this disease are due to the lack of awareness about screening methods and late detection of breast cancer, which is high in Iran.

Dr mohammad hossein Delshad
Torbat Heydariyeh University o

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This page is a summary of: Determinants of Breast Cancer screening: Application of Protection Motivation Theory, International Journal of Cancer Management, May 2020, Kowsar Medical Institute, DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.100535.
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