By RJ Moore, D Spiegel (Eds.)
Nationwide Institutes of future health, Bethesda, MD. offers a multidisciplinary discussion approximately clinician-patient communique. deals an outline of the relevance of tradition as a contextual influence impacting the clinician-patient dating. Discusses melanoma and getting older, young children and melanoma, cross-cultural facets of melanoma care, and extra.
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144,145,149,200,201,203-205 Similar findings regarding the impact of cultural beliefs on health prevention is in testing for sexually transmitted disease and genetic testing, where a positive result has implications not only for the individual but also for the family. McCaffery231 in a recent analysis of White British, African Caribbean, Pakistani, and Indian attitudes toward HPV testing noted that many of the women were not fully aware of the sexually transmitted nature of cervical cancer and expressed anxiety, confusion, and stigma about HPV as a sexually transmitted infection.
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Cancer, Culture and Communication by RJ Moore, D Spiegel (Eds.)