Actions for early detection of breast cancer in two municipalities in the Western Amazon
Maria Susana Barboza da Silva,Maria Gaby Rivero de Gutiérrez,Elisabeth Níglio de Figueiredo,Márcia Barbieri,Carlos Frank Viga Ramos,Maria Cristina Gabrielloni
to assess the implementation of actions for early detection of breast cancer in Primary Care and to verify the adequacy of these actions with the Ministry of Health recommendations.
a cross-sectional study conducted from September 2017 to March 2018 with 736 women registered in Basic Health Units in two municipalities in Acre. For data collection, a validated questionnaire was used. In statistical analysis, the chi-square test or Fisher's exact test was applied.
the frequency of mammography was 42%. Of the women at standard risk for breast cancer, only 5,8% underwent mammography properly.
there was a low compliance of early detection actions to the Ministry of Health recommendations
Age groups,Breast Neoplasms,Breast cancer,Early Detection of Cancer,Higher education,Mammography,Mass Screening,Medical prognosis,Middle schools,Mortality,NURSING,Primary Health Care,Primary care,Questionnaires,Sample size,Urban areas,Womens health