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Traditional medicines, collective negotiation, and representations of risk in Indian cancer care

Doron, Assa; Broom, Alex F.

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Cancer is emerging as a key disease in India, but there has been virtually no research exploring understandings of cancer and practices of communication within oncology settings. This is despite the fact that the Indian context presents clinicians, patients, and family members with a range of unique challenges, including those related to disease awareness, interpersonal dynamics, and the use of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicines (TCAM). Drawing on a series of qualitative...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69660
Source: Qualitative Health Research
DOI: 10.1177/1049732312462242

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