Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, cancer prevention-related knowledge, practices, and behavior change in scholars from a low-income area in Bogota, Colombia. Uncontrolled trial was conducted in 155 scholars. Two educational s...

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Autores Principales: Charry-Ángel, C.E., Masso Calderón, Ana María, Meneses Echávez, Jose Francisco, Correa-Bautista, Jorge Enrique, Tovar Cifuentes, Alberto, Alba Ramírez, Pedro Alejandro, Charry-Ángel
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spelling ir-10336-203102020-02-12T21:20:48Z Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia Charry-Ángel, C.E. Masso Calderón, Ana María Meneses Echávez, Jose Francisco Correa-Bautista, Jorge Enrique Tovar Cifuentes, Alberto Alba Ramírez, Pedro Alejandro Charry-Ángel Breast Cancer Risk Factor Prevention  Enfermedades Neoplasmas Cancer Medicina preventiva The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, cancer prevention-related knowledge, practices, and behavior change in scholars from a low-income area in Bogota, Colombia. Uncontrolled trial was conducted in 155 scholars. Two educational sessions, 90 min each, were carried out in March 2015 according to the Colombian guidelines for educational communication in the framework of cancer control. All participants completed a self-reported questionnaire at pre- and post-intervention, as well as 1, 3, and 6 months after the intervention. Breast self-examination was practiced by 78.1% of the scholars, and the overall knowledge of breast cancer risk factors was poor. The educational intervention resulted in significant improvements on breast self-examination practice, the knowledge of the technique, and the knowledge of the main risk factors for breast cancer as well as the practice of physical activity and vegetable intake at 6 months follow-up. An educational intervention according to the Colombian guidelines for educational communication in the framework of cancer control improved the practice of breast self-examination, cancer prevention-related knowledge, as well as the practice of physical activity and vegetable consumption in scholars from a low-income area in Bogota, Colombia. Further randomized controlled studies are warranted. © 2016, The Author(s). 2018 2019-09-23T13:40:13Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 0885-8195 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/20310 10.1007/s13187-016-1133-z eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Ferlay, J., Shin, H.R., Bray, F., Forman, D., Mathers, C., Parkin, D.M., Estimates of worldwide burden of cancer in 2008: GLOBOCAN 2008 (2010) Int J Cancer, 127 (12), pp. 2893-2917. , COI: 1:CAS:528:DC%2BC3cXhtlWhs7fO, PID: 21351269
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topic Breast Cancer Risk Factor Prevention 
Enfermedades
Neoplasmas
Cancer
Medicina preventiva
spellingShingle Breast Cancer Risk Factor Prevention 
Enfermedades
Neoplasmas
Cancer
Medicina preventiva
Charry-Ángel, C.E.
Masso Calderón, Ana María
Meneses Echávez, Jose Francisco
Correa-Bautista, Jorge Enrique
Tovar Cifuentes, Alberto
Alba Ramírez, Pedro Alejandro
Charry-Ángel
Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia
description The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, cancer prevention-related knowledge, practices, and behavior change in scholars from a low-income area in Bogota, Colombia. Uncontrolled trial was conducted in 155 scholars. Two educational sessions, 90 min each, were carried out in March 2015 according to the Colombian guidelines for educational communication in the framework of cancer control. All participants completed a self-reported questionnaire at pre- and post-intervention, as well as 1, 3, and 6 months after the intervention. Breast self-examination was practiced by 78.1% of the scholars, and the overall knowledge of breast cancer risk factors was poor. The educational intervention resulted in significant improvements on breast self-examination practice, the knowledge of the technique, and the knowledge of the main risk factors for breast cancer as well as the practice of physical activity and vegetable intake at 6 months follow-up. An educational intervention according to the Colombian guidelines for educational communication in the framework of cancer control improved the practice of breast self-examination, cancer prevention-related knowledge, as well as the practice of physical activity and vegetable consumption in scholars from a low-income area in Bogota, Colombia. Further randomized controlled studies are warranted. © 2016, The Author(s).
format Artículo (Article)
author Charry-Ángel, C.E.
Masso Calderón, Ana María
Meneses Echávez, Jose Francisco
Correa-Bautista, Jorge Enrique
Tovar Cifuentes, Alberto
Alba Ramírez, Pedro Alejandro
Charry-Ángel
author_facet Charry-Ángel, C.E.
Masso Calderón, Ana María
Meneses Echávez, Jose Francisco
Correa-Bautista, Jorge Enrique
Tovar Cifuentes, Alberto
Alba Ramírez, Pedro Alejandro
Charry-Ángel
author_sort Charry-Ángel, C.E.
title Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia
title_short Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia
title_full Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia
title_fullStr Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia
title_full_unstemmed Effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in Bogotá, Colombia
title_sort effects of an educational intervention on breast self-examination, breast cancer prevention-related knowledge, and healthy lifestyles in scholars from a low-income area in bogotá, colombia
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