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The incidence of prostate cancer is high among men of African descent. Research questions in this phenomenological study considered the perceptions and beliefs of Afro-Caribbean men. Participants conveyed low disease awareness, but believed that early diagnosis increased survival chances. Findings revealed strategies to help reduce mortality from the disease.

Publication Date

2015

City

National Harbor, MD

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Research Symposium

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Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | Oncology

Prostate Cancer and Afro-Caribbean Men: Experiences, Perceptions, and Beliefs

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