Interpretation in consultations with immigrant patients with cancer: How accurate is it?

Phyllis Butow, D Goldstein, Melanie Bell, Ming Sze, Lynley Aldridge, Sarah Abdo, Michelle Tanious, Skye Dong, Rick Iedema, Janette Vardy, Ray Ashgari, Rina Hui, Maurice Eisenbruch

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Abstract

Immigrants with cancer often have professional and/or family interpreters to overcome challenges communicating with their health team. This study explored the rate and consequences of nonequivalent interpretation in medical oncology consultations
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2801 - 2807
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Clinical Oncology
Volume29
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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