South Asians less cancer aware: UK study

November 1, 2014 12:12 PM

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London: South Asian origin people in England are less aware of the warning signs of cancer than white people, according to research led by King's College London.

The study of nearly 50,000 people found those with a black ethnic background were least likely to recognise a persistent cough as a possible symptom and South Asians reported more than others that embarrassment could stop them seeking medical help.

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