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Knowledge Level About Prostate Cancer Screenings in Turkey

Senay Karadag Arli 1 , * , Ayse Berivan Bakan 1 and Metin Yildiz 1
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1 Department of Nursing, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University School of Health, Agri, Turkey
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: July 2018, 7 (3); e80167
  • Published Online: July 14, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 4, 2018
  • Revised: June 20, 2018
  • Accepted: June 29, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjcdc.80167

To Cite: Karadag Arli S, Bakan A B, Yildiz M. Knowledge Level About Prostate Cancer Screenings in Turkey, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2018 ; 7(3):e80167. doi: 10.5812/jjcdc.80167.

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