Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer in PKK Women's Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Member in Salatiga Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298868,
        author={Jodelin Muninggar and Arianti Ina Hunga},
        title={Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer in PKK Women's Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Member in Salatiga Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={GE2J},
        year={2020},
        month={8},
        keywords={cancer risk factor fgd healthy lifestyle health education},
        doi={10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298868}
    }
    
  • Jodelin Muninggar
    Arianti Ina Hunga
    Year: 2020
    Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer in PKK Women's Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Member in Salatiga Indonesia
    GE2J
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298868
Jodelin Muninggar1,*, Arianti Ina Hunga1
  • 1: Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana
*Contact email: jodelin.muninggar@staff.uksw.edu

Abstract

In Indonesia, breast cancer and cervical cancer are the main causes of death for women, which is the interaction of genetics and environment. The PKK community is a forum for sharing information about women's reproductive organs, in a Focus Group Discussion (FGD). The aim of the study was to identify the role of the PKK FGD in monitoring the cancer risk factors of its members.The 19 questions breast cancer risk factor questionnaire and 11 cervical cancer questions. Identification in 7 urban villages from August 2016 to January 2017, to 95 members. Results, risk factors for non-modified cervical cancer: age of marriage >12 years, age >30 years, number of children >2. While the risk factors can be modified: have not been immunized with HPV, have never had a Pap smear, use an IUD contraceptive device. Members are included in the moderate categorywith a score of 4-8 were 42 people (44.21%). Risk factors for non-modified breast cancer: age <12 years menarche, age of menopause >55 years, history of tumors, baby delivery age >30 years. Risk factors can be modified: high fat consumption, rarely consume vegetables/fruit, rarely exercise, obesity, radiation exposure. Members are included in the moderate categorywith a score of 5-8 totaling 46 people (48.42%). Recommendations, consistent health education interventions and high commitment from members for healthy lifestyle changes. Through monitoring the PKK FGD, the commitment to minimize risk factors is maintained.