Items Tagged ‘cultural factor’

February 17, 2012

African-Americans Spreading Cancer Awareness

By Mystery User

Breast cancer is color blind… Dr. Amber Isley, an African-American physician at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., believes that the lack of proper screening and follow-up care may be related to a cultural factor similar to the one identified by McCants. “In the Afro-American community, the matriarch of the family has to present themselves […]

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