Promouvoir le dépistage du cancer colorectal chez les populations sud-asiatiques : Stratégies pour faciliter l’accès

Joanne Crawford


Au Canada, le dépistage du cancer colorectal peut rebuter certaines populations sud-asiatiques. En tant qu’infirmières en oncologie, il importe que nous connaissions les obstacles au dépistage de même que des stratégies culturellement appropriées pouvant être adoptées pour les surmonter. Dans cet article, nous présentons la recherche effectuée sur le dépistage du cancer colorectal chez les immigrants sud-asiatiques et utilisons un cadre sur l’accès pour dégager des stratégies permettant de lever les barrières. Nous abordons également des principes de sécurisation culturelle et examinons quelques outils d’évaluation culturelle qui peuvent être mis à profit dans la pratique infirmière.

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