An examination of cancer risk beliefs among adults from Toronto's Somali, Chinese, Russian and Spanish-speaking communities.

@article{Paisley2002AnEO,
  title={An examination of cancer risk beliefs among adults from Toronto's Somali, Chinese, Russian and Spanish-speaking communities.},
  author={Judy A. Paisley and Jess I Haines and Marlene Greenberg and M J Makarchuk and Sarah Vogelzang and Krystyna Lewicki},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2002},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={
          138-41
        }
}
BACKGROUND Canada's growing ethnocultural diversity challenges health professionals to develop culturally sensitive cancer prevention strategies. Little is known about the ethnocultural specificity of cancer risk beliefs. This qualitative pilot study examined cancer risk beliefs, focusing on diet, among adults from Toronto's Somali, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish-speaking communities. METHOD Group interviews (n = 4) were conducted with convenience samples of adults (total n = 45) from four… CONTINUE READING

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