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A qualitative exploration of factors that influenced health literacy among women diagnosed with breast cancer in Kenya during their cancer journey (2023)
Thesis
Kassaman, D. (2023). A qualitative exploration of factors that influenced health literacy among women diagnosed with breast cancer in Kenya during their cancer journey. (Thesis). The University Of Salford

Background In Kenya, there are approximately 6,000 new breast cancer (BC) cases annually and 2,550 deaths. Approximately 80% of patients are diagnosed at advanced stages (III–IV), contributing to the high death rate. Research has shown that BC can b... Read More about A qualitative exploration of factors that influenced health literacy among women diagnosed with breast cancer in Kenya during their cancer journey.

Fear, faith and finances : health literacy experiences of English and Swahili speaking women newly diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer (2022)
Journal Article
Kassaman, D., Mushani, T., Kiraithe, P., Brownie, S., & Barton-Burke, M. (2022). Fear, faith and finances : health literacy experiences of English and Swahili speaking women newly diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer. ecancermedicalscience, 16, 1350. https://doi.org/10.3332/ECANCER.2022.1350

Breast and cervical cancer are among the leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally. In Kenya, delayed presentation and diagnosis contribute to breast and cervical cancer mortality. The Kenyan government acknowledges the cancer burden with esti... Read More about Fear, faith and finances : health literacy experiences of English and Swahili speaking women newly diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer.

SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts (2019)
Book
Aarons, T., Abduljawad, S. A. S., Aboelkheir, A., Addis, M. C., Adeboye, O., Adeniyi, I. A., …Yusup, N. H. (2019). E. M. Barnes, D. Greensmith, M. Griffiths, U. Hurley, T. Ireland, C. Starbuck, …D. Whitnall (Eds.), SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts. Salford, UK: University of Salford

Welcome to the Book of Abstracts for the 2019 SPARC conference. This year we not only celebrate the work of our PGRs but also our first ever Doctoral School Best Supervisor awards, which makes this year’s conference extra special. Once again we have... Read More about SPARC 2019 Fake news & home truths : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts.