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Raising cancer awareness in minority ethnic groups

Awareness of cancer and uptake of screening is lower among some black and minority ethnic groups than in the white British population, yet incidence of some cancers is higher. The National Cancer Action Team has set up a pilot with a number of BME communities to improve screening uptake and understanding of early signs and symptoms of cancer by increasing cancer awareness and dispelling myths and misconceptions.

http://www.nursingtimes.net/nursing-practice/clinical-zones/cancer/raising-cancer-awareness-in-minority-ethnic-groups/5049427.article

Nursing Times, 18 September 2012, vol./is. 108/38(17-19)

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