British Asian women ignoring cancer


British Asian women are not spotting the early signs of breast cancer, according to the findings of a new study.

Genesis, a cancer prevention charity, found Asian women are only half as likely as non-Asians to attend live-saving screening tests.

Nighat Awan's mother died of breast cancer at the age of 51. She said her mother delayed potentially live-saving treatment by ignoring the early symptoms of the disease.

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