Information needs of Asian and White British cancer patients and their families in Leicestershire: a cross-sectional survey

@article{Kumar2004InformationNO,
  title={Information needs of Asian and White British cancer patients and their families in Leicestershire: a cross-sectional survey},
  author={D Muthu Kumar and R. Paul Symonds and Santhanam Sundar and Kausher Ibrahim and Boki S P Savelyich and E. S. Miller},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={90},
  pages={1474 - 1478}
}
The aim of this questionnaire survey was to find the information needs of British Asian cancer patients. An additional objective was to find the extent of family involvement when the patient was given the cancer diagnosis and the patients' views about information disclosure. We interviewed 82 Asian patients and 220 random white control patients. More white British patients gave positive answers to the statement ‘I want as much information as possible’ than Asian patients (93.1 vs 77.5%, P⩽0.001… CONTINUE READING

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