Ethnic minority groups less informed about cancer symptoms

November 3, 2014 5:24 PM

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Ethnic minority groups less informed about cancer symptoms

According to new findings presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool, United Kingdom, ethnic minorities in England were less informed about cancer symptoms and were less likely to see a doctor when they thought they had a possibly serious symptom.

Researchers at King's College London in London, United Kingdom, analyzed about 50,000 responses from the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Measure, a national population-based survey to investigate levels of cancer awareness. Researchers found that people with a black ethnic background were half a...

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