Considering Culture When Providing Cancer Care - NCI Cancer Bulletin for November 30, 2010

NCI Cancer Bulletin for November 30, 2010 - National Cancer Institute

 

Working effectively in cross-cultural situations is known as cultural competence. In medicine, cultural competence means providing health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices, and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients.

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