Prostate Cancer Screening and Health Beliefs: A Turkish Study of Male Adults

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Bilgili N. , Kitiş Y.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.41, pp.164-169, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2019.45762
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-169


Objective: Attitudes and beliefs of people affect health behaviors. Understanding the individual experiences with regard to prostate cancer (PCa) and PCa screening of the participants is important. Thus, researchers and health professionals can take advantage of the results obtained to make an attempt to increase the participation in PCa early diagnosis services. The aim of this research is to determine the personal attitudes and beliefs of Turkish men related to PCa and screening.