Diversity and equality in cancer care
• The context of health inequalities, with specific examples from relevant population groups. • Exploration of epidemiological, knowledge, care and treatment differences among minority groups or other strands of legally recognized diversity. • Differing understandings of causes/effects, values and terms such as ‘family’ or partner, among people from diverse culturally defined groups. • Improving the knowledge, attitudes, behaviour and clinical practice of health professionals dealing with cancer in diverse groups.
Citation : Johnson, M. and Fish, J. (2015) Diversity and equality in cancer care. In: D. Wyatt and N. Hulbert-Williams (eds.) Cancer and Cancer Care. London: Sage. pp. 113-127
ISBN : 9781446256275
Research Group : Centre for LGBTQ Research
Research Institute : Institute of Health, Health Policy and Social Care
Peer Reviewed : Yes