At the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Kufa, a discussion of the master’s thesis (the factors linked to early detection of breast cancer in women at the Oncology Center in the Holy City of Najaf) was discussed for the student Asma Tariq Kazim Al Hakak, where the study indicated that the general evaluation of women’s knowledge about early detection methods for Breast cancer is moderate.
In addition, the relationship between a woman’s general knowledge about early detection methods and her own demographic data, which shows that a woman’s total knowledge has a significant positive correlation at all ages, family history of breast cancer and the level of education.
The study concluded that the relationship between the reasons for delay in requesting medical intervention and demographic data for women shows that a positive relationship with both residence and family history of breast cancer and that most patients are late in medical research due to lack of awareness and financial problems.
The study concluded that the general evaluation is a moderate knowledge about early detection of breast cancer among women, and found the important relationship between family history and residence with patient knowledge while there is no correlation with other demographic data.
The study recommends that further studies be undertaken to improve and explore effective ways to improve the knowledge of women with breast cancer and the importance of early detection and seeking help.