The views of black men towards cancer and their engagement with healthcare services
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The views of black men towards cancer and their engagement with healthcare services

Dion Smyth Lecturer-practitioner, Cancer and palliative care, Birmingham City University

The reluctance of some black males to engage with healthcare systems, policies, practices and professionals may reflect a perception of cancer and misconceptions about the Western model of healthcare provision that is heavily influenced by historic, cultural and religious factors.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 16, 8,10-10. doi: 10.7748/cnp.16.8.10.s9

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