Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP

Peer Leaders and Phone Prompts: Implications in the Practice of Breast Care among College Students

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Background: Compliance with breast self-examination (BSE) guidelines helps detect breast cancer early while
increasing physical activity decreases the risk of having breast cancer. Finding ways to early initiate and maintain such

The Effect of Health Belief Model-Based Education through Telegram Instant Messaging Services on Pap smear performance

Publication Date: 
Aug 27, 2017

Background: Pap smear is an effective screening method for early detection of cervical cancer. This study aimed to investigate the effect of education based on Health Belief Model (HBM) through Telegram instant messaging services on the Pap smear test.

Feasibility Study of Case-Finding for Breast Cancer by Community Health Workers in Rural Bangladesh.

Publication Date: 
Dec 02, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mortality from breast cancer is high in low- and middle-income countries, in part because most patients have advanced stage disease when first diagnosed. Case-finding may be one approach to changing this situation.

Cancer care management through a mobile phone health approach: key considerations.

Publication Date: 
Nov 01, 2013

Greater use of mobile phone devices seems inevitable because the health industry and cancer care are facing challenges such as resource constraints, rising care costs, the need for immediate access to healthcare data of types such as audio video texts for early detection and treatment of patients

Mobile phone use does not discourage adolescent smoking in Japan.

Publication Date: 
May 28, 2012

OBJECTIVE: The possibility that smoking prevalence among junior and senior high school students may decrease with increasing mobile phone bill was reported by the mass media in Japan.

Increasing incidence of brain and nervous tumours in urban Shanghai, China, 1983-2007.

Publication Date: 
Apr 04, 2012

BACKGROUND: Wide use of cellular telephones has given rise to concerns about adverse health effects, especially in the brain, which might caused by the low power microwave-frequency signal transmitted by the antennas on handsets.