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Psychological Predictors of Prostate Cancer Screening Behaviors Among Men Over 50 Years of Age in Hamadan: Perceived Threat and Efficacy

Majid Barati 1 , * , Mohammad Ali Amirzargar 2 , Saeed Bashirian 1 , Vahid Kafami 3 , Amir Abbas Mousali 3 and Babak Moeini 1
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1 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Department of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
2 Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
3 Department of Public Health, School of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention: August 2016, 9 (4); e4144
  • Published Online: June 14, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 22, 2015
  • Revised: December 23, 2015
  • Accepted: May 30, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijcp-4144

How to Cite: Barati M, Amirzargar M A, Bashirian S, Kafami V, Mousali A A, et al. Psychological Predictors of Prostate Cancer Screening Behaviors Among Men Over 50 Years of Age in Hamadan: Perceived Threat and Efficacy, Int J Cancer Manag. 2016 ; 9(4):e4144. doi: 10.17795/ijcp-4144.

Abstract
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1. Bacground
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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