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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 8, August 2018 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

The Socialization Of Breast Cancer Early-Detection Screening For Productive Women In Society Health Center Of Dono, Tulungagung District, Indonesia

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Arika Indah Setyarini, Indah Rahaningtyas



breast cancer, early detection, self-detection



Breast cancer is the highest cancer disease suffered by women. In Indonesia, for example, East Java Province has the highest rate of breast cancer of all Indonesia provinces. Sadly, about 85% patients were treated at late cancer stadium (III and IV). Therefore, it is important to early detection of breast cancer to reduce mortality rate and improve patient treatment. In one of district in East Java, Tulungagung, breast cancer had increased case rate since 2010-2013. In order to increase social awareness of breast cancer, Indonesian Cancer Foundation (YKI), conducted socialization in Society Health Center of Dono, Tulungagung, to introduce early self-detection of breast cancer to productive 20ís years old women. This socialization was aimed to gain and train society awareness about breast cancer, detect the early symptons of breast cancer, and giving the counselling to further treatments. The socialization of early-detection and further counselling of was conducted by college lecturer. In addition, screening early-detection of breast cancer and monthly evaluation was conducted by midwives and staffs of Society Health Center of Dono. The health counselling and evaluation to audience was conducted monthly for 3 months. From this socialization, the audience gained awareness to breast cancer early detection and understand the further medical treatment of cancer before it was too late.



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