Men’s Information-Seeking Behaviour Regarding Cancer Risk and Screening: A Meta-Narrative Systematic Review.

Authors: Saab MM, Reidy M, Hegarty J, O'Mahony M, Murphy M, Von Wagner C,  & Drummond FJ.

Source: Psychooncology. 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1002/pon.4506.

OBJECTIVE:

Preventive strategies are known to reduce cancer risk and incidence and improve prognosis. Men seldom seek medical information about cancer prevention and risk reduction. The aim of this meta-narrative systematic review was to critically appraise evidence from qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods studies that explored men’s information-seeking behaviours in relation to cancer prevention and risk reduction.

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