Elders confused and ignorant about cancer

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Elderly Spaniards have very poor knowledge about cancer, its causes, treatment and prevention according to research carried out amongst people living in and around Barcelona. Some even believe that cancer is a contagious disease and that it is a punishment for something bad that the patient has done.

In a poster discussion today (Tuesday) at the European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14) in Barcelona, Dr Tania Estap

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