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Cancer fight 'hampered by stiff upper lip'

The UK's "stiff upper lip" culture may explain why it lags behind other countries when it comes to beating cancer, say experts.

Researchers, who surveyed nearly 20,000 adults in six high-income countries, said they found embarrassment often stopped Britons visiting the doctor.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 30 Jan 2013
  • From the section Health