International Journal of Cancer Management

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Causes of Delay in Seeking Treatment in Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer Based on the Health Belief Model (HBM)

Narges Khanjani 1 , Hadis Rastad 2 , Maryam Saber 3 , Behjat Kalantari Khandani 4 and Leila Tavakkoli 5 , *
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1 Environmental Health Engineering Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Health Education, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
4 Department of Internal Medicine, The Medical School, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
5 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Cancer Management: June 2018, 11 (6); e61383
  • Published Online: June 3, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 5, 2017
  • Revised: March 2, 2018
  • Accepted: May 1, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.61383

To Cite: Khanjani N, Rastad H, Saber M, Kalantari Khandani B, Tavakkoli L. Causes of Delay in Seeking Treatment in Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer Based on the Health Belief Model (HBM), Int J Cancer Manag. 2018 ; 11(6):e61383. doi: 10.5812/ijcm.61383.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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