Monthly Archives: March 2016

Cancer fear and fatalism amongst women of ethnic minorities


Cancer fear and fatalism can cost people their lives if it causes them to avoid cancer screening or seeing their doctor with symptoms. A new study from the Health Behaviour Research Centre, published today in the British Journal of Cancer, shows that cancer fear and fatalism may be more prevalent among ethnic minority groups, which could help explain their lower engagement with early detection of cancer.


The ISRCTN Registry – Leaving No Trial Behind


Reported discrepancies between the information provided when the trial is registered and the data reported in publications is becoming a hot topic – especially with regards to outcome switching in randomised controlled trials. Updating the clinical trial record could be that missing link that differentiates between selective reporting and transparency of research.

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