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One size fits all? The discursive framing of cultural difference in health professional accounts of providing cancer care to Aboriginal people

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One size fits all? The discursive framing of cultural difference in health professional accounts of providing cancer care to Aboriginal people

by Newman CE, Gray R, Brener L, Jackson LC, Johnson P, Saunders V, Harris M, Butow P, Treloar C

Journal article
Year 2013
Journal Ethnicity & Health
Volume 18
Issue 4
Page 433-447

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

This paper identifies recurrent patterns of 'discursive framing' in interviews with health care professionals. It highlighted the reliance of familiar narratives about cancer care services that may not be culturally suited to Indigenous people affected by cancer.

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  • Aboriginal patterns of cancer care project

    The Patterns of cancer care for Aboriginal people (APOCC) project is being run by Cancer Council NSW to investigate the reason for the increasing number of deaths from cancer in Aboriginal people in NSW.

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