Cancer control practices: Translation and cultural adaptation of an instrument in Crete, Greece

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  • Background. Although early detection and systematic prevention of cancer improves outcomes and reduces mortality, General Practitioners' (GP) effectiveness remains an issue that merits further investigation. Methods. To explore cancer control practices of Greek GPs, a version of the Cancer Control Practices questionnaire, originally developed in Western New York in 2001, was translated and culturally adapted. Results. Its reliability was found satisfactory in most the items. Conclusions. The instrument can be useful in determining Greek GPs' knowledge and application of internationally established cancer-related guidelines, barriers they face in daily practice, and educational or training needs. © AACE and EACE.
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  • Trigoni M; Mahoney MC; Moschandreas J; Markaki A; Lionis C
  • Start Page

  • 105
  • End Page

  • 106
  • Volume

  • 24
  • Issue

  • 2