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Ethnicity

Ethnic minority women more likely to believe that cancer is deadly and down to fate

Women from ethnic minorities in the UK are more likely to believe that cancer is incurable and is down to fate than their white counterparts.

Ethnic minorities less aware of cancer symptoms and more likely to identify barriers to seeking medical help

Ethnic minorities in England are less aware of cancer symptoms and more likely to say they wouldn’t see the doctor, according to new research.