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Minority ethnic groups have poor cancer care

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7080.535h (Published 22 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:535
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    People from minority ethnic groups in Britain are not getting the cancer care they need, according to data published this month by the Cancer Research Campaign. The charity says that a lack of adequate research data and sensitivity to cultural and religious issues by health professionals compound problems caused by language barriers and ignorance about cancer in these communities. Many minority ethnic languages do …

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