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Cancer awareness for ethnic minorities

Ethnic Minorities Cancer Awareness

South Asian women are less likely to develop breast cancer, Afro-Caribbean men are three times more likely than Europeans to develop prostate cancer, mouth cancer is more common among people from South Asia and liver cancer is a greater risk to Bangladeshi and Chinese communities.

These are just some of the examples which illustrate how, despite living side by side in the same country, different ethnic communities in the UK experience certain types of cancer at different levels.

There are a number of reasons why this … Continue Reading