British stoicism could be putting people in mortal danger from cancer, a study of differences in cancer survival between the UK and other high-income countries.
The UK stood out in this study. A high proportion of people said that not wanting to waste the doctor's time and embarrassment might stop them going to the doctor with a symptom that might be serious.
The traditional British 'stiff upper lip' could be preventing people from seeing their doctor.
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