Multi-generational perspectives on health, cancer, and biomedicine: Northeastern Native American perspectives shaped by mistrust.

@article{Canales2011MultigenerationalPO,
  title={Multi-generational perspectives on health, cancer, and biomedicine: Northeastern Native American perspectives shaped by mistrust.},
  author={Mary K Canales and Diane Weiner and Markos W Samos and Nina S. Wampler},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={894-911}
}
Cancer is the second leading cause of death among Native Americans, who have-some of the poorest cancer survival rates of any race/ethnicity nationwide. Considering the cancer burden experienced by Native Americans and the lack of research exploring Northeastern tribal communities' cancer experiences, a qualitative investigation of Native Americans' cancer coping strategies and health education needs was undertaken. Data were collected through group (74) and individual (17) interviews with 91… CONTINUE READING

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