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This publication offers and discusses study within the research of breast melanoma analysis and prevention. subject matters mentioned contain ideas for the prevention of breast melanoma; health and wellbeing merits and breast melanoma screenings; entry to mammography amenities; the aid within the danger of human breast melanoma by way of selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors and breast melanoma perceptions; and, wisdom between girls residing in a rural neighborhood.

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2004) showing that the belief that a mammography can be painful is not a significant predictor of mammography behavior. To finish this chapter we want to emphasize that the knowledge of all these results prove notable when it comes to associating beliefs to the processes-of-change and to the adoption of cancer screening behavior: the change in individuals‘ beliefs makes changes in terms of behavior. Therefore, the results of our study have great applicability when it comes to designing public health campaign devoted to breast cancer prevention.

Women who stop attending screening (relapse) differ from those who have the intention to continue attending or continue attending (action and action/maintenance) in the ignorance of the suitable age to have mammograms and must continue to be screened even though there are no abnormalities in the breast or the mammogram does not show anything abnormal. Even though the information variable is not the principal predictor of mammography behavior, neither from the belief models (Health Belief Model and Theory of Planned Behavior) nor from the stages model (Transtheoretical Model), the empirical evidence shows that the information about breast cancer and mammography screening is positively associated with the use of this technique (Fajardo, Saint-Germain, Meakem, Rose and Hillman, 1992; O´Connor and Perrault, 1995).

It 28 M. José Galdón, Estrella Durá, Yolanda Andreu et al. has been elaborated from the instruments on the degree of information about breast cancer, published by Stillman (1977) and McCance, Mooney, Smith and Field (1990). Scale about beliefs and attitudes towards breast cancer. The variables ―perceived susceptibility‖ to breast cancer (5 items), ―perceived severity‖ of the illness (7 items) and ―general health motivation‖ (7 items) from the Health Belief Models are assessed by the questionnaire elaborated by Champion (1993).

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