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Behavioral Research - Cancer Control and Population Sciences

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Behavioral Studies Regarding HPV and Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer and the Mother-Daughter Relationship

Investigator: Maghboeba Mosavel, PhD

This study explores the cervical cancer-related knowledge and behaviors of mothers and the potential of the mother-daughter relationship using daughter-initiated cervical cancer prevention in South Africa. The relationship has implications for effecting intergenerational prevention behavior for cervical cancer. This study will contribute formative data towards a better understanding of the potential of daughters to serve as advocates to promote cervical cancer screening with their mothers in order to develop effective and innovative methods to promote screening for cervical cancer.

For more information, contact NCI Program Director: Veronica Chollette, RN, MS

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