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Evaluating a DVD promoting breast awareness amongst Black women aged 25-50 in East London

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Background
The mean age of presentation for breast cancer amongst Black women is substantially earlier than their White counterparts. Black women also present with adverse prognostic factors that have major clinical implications, including lower survival. To pilot the use of a six-minute DVD on breast cancer in young (under 50) Black women to raise awareness and examine the impact of the DVD on increased consultation and referral rates amongst these women.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/jech-2015-206540

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-19
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:0fc92d32-a87d-439a-bfa1-d7ce1d5c9fd0
Source identifiers:
580332
Local pid:
pubs:580332

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