Interventions Promoting Breast Cancer Screening Among Turkish Women With Global Implications: A Systematic Review

Secginli S., Nahcivan N. O., GÜNEŞ G., Fernandez R.

WORLDVIEWS ON EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING, vol.14, no.4, pp.316-323, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/wvn.12245
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-323
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Breast cancer is a major health concern and remains the most common malignancy in women worldwide and in Turkey. Mammography, clinical breast examination (CBE), and breast self-examination (BSE) are recommended methods to detect early breast cancer in women. Many strategies have been developed to increase the rates of mammography, CBE, and BSE among Turkish women. Despite the benefits of breast cancer screening, these modalities are still underutilized by the majority of Turkish women.