Cancer Research Journal

Volume 10, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Nurses and Midwives Relating to the Symptoms Suggestive of Breast Cancer in Ouagadougou

    Augustin Tozoula Bambara, Okobalemba Etienne Atenguena, Se Christiane Zougouri, Alice Cynthia Sama, Faycal Akanni

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 75-80
    Received: Aug. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 19, 2022
    Published: Oct. 11, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.crj.20221004.11
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    Abstract: Paramedical professionals play an important role in the early diagnosis of breast cancer. We, therefore, conducted a study with the aim of evaluating the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of nurses and midwives of the CSPS of Ouagadougou on the symptoms suggestive of breast cancer. This cross-sectional descriptive study took place in the CSPSs of... Show More
  • Cervical Cancer in Women Living with HIV: A Review of the Literature

    Silas Onyango Awuor, Eric Omori Omwenga

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 81-84
    Received: Oct. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.crj.20221004.12
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    Abstract: Background: The introduction of ART had a momentous impact on women living with Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with cervical cancer positive. The incidence of AIDS-defining cancers has decreased, but the risk is still higher than general population. Women living with (HIV) have a high prevalence of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and corr... Show More
  • The Role of Lama2 in Cancer: Current Perspectives

    Jiamei Hu, Shaoying Li

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 85-88
    Received: Aug. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 07, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.crj.20221004.13
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    Abstract: Laminin is a large molecular glycoprotein heterotrimer assembled from different α, β, and γ chains. In 1979, Non-collagen glycoprotein were isolated from basement membrane-rich tumors and cells that produce basement membranes and purified into laminin. The LAMA2 gene encodes the subunit of Laminin α2 and is located on chromosome 6q22-q33. Recently,... Show More