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The Rise of Cancer in Urban India: Cultural Understandings, Structural Inequalities and the Emergence of the Clinic

Broom, Alexander; Doron, Assa

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Cancer services in India have evolved and expanded significantly in recent years, with a surge in the availability of biomedical oncological treatment facilities for certain cohorts of the Indian population in urban areas. Despite significant and sustained economic development in many areas of India, major issues persist in the delivery of cancer care, even in the context of relatively prosperous urban populations. This article explores the dilemmas evident in Indian cancer care as perceived by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22574
Source: Health
DOI: 10.1177/1363459311403949

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