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Table 1 Characteristics of the cases

From: 'Palliative care': a contradiction in terms? A qualitative study of cancer patients with a Turkish or Moroccan background, their relatives and care providers

Case number Background Illness Patient Interviewed Family interviewed Professional Interviewed
1 Tu* mesothelioma ------ daughter GP
2 Mo** bladder cancer ------ ------ GP
3 Tu stomach cancer ------ ------ GP
4 Mo bronchial cancer patient wife
brother-in-law
pain specialist nurse
home care nurse
GP
5 Tu breast cancer patient   social worker.
6 Mo lung cancer ------ dife GP
7 Tu lung cancer ------ ------- pastoral worker
8 Mo stomach cancer ------ wife GP
social worker
9 Tu brain tumor ------ ------- nurse
GP
10 Tu lung cancer ------ ------- oncology nurse
11 Mo breast cancer   ------- oncology nurse
12 Tu stomach cancer ------ ------- hospital nurse
13 Tu breast cancer patient   social worker
14 Mo brain tumor patient mother
2 sisters
brother
GP
oncologist
pastoral worker
15 Mo lung cancer ------ daughter GP
16 Mo breast cancer ------ daughter GP
17 Tu bowel cancer ------ wife
son
oncology nurse
18 Mo stomach cancer ------ sister home care nurse
19 Mo bowel cancer ------ daughter  
20 Tu stomach cancer patient daughter hospital nurse
21 Mo lung cancer ------ daughter social worker
oncologist
pain specialist
transfer nurse
22 Tu bone cancer ------   GP
home care nurse
23 Tu lung cancer ------   home care nurse
24 Tu lung cancer ------ wife
son
daughter
GP
25 Mo bowel cancer ------ wife GP
26 Tu lung cancer ------ wife
daughter
GP
27 Mo stomach cancer ------ daughter GP
home care nurse
28 Mo brain tumor ------ daughter GP
29 Mo bowel cancer ------ husband
sister-in-law
medical specialist
30 Tu bowel cancer ------   oncology nurse
specialist
31 Mo ovarian cancer patient daughter oncology nurse
home care nurse
GP
wound nurse
32 Mo breast cancer ------ sister  
33 Mo breast cancer ------ daughter nurse
home care nurse
  1. *: Tu = Turkish patient **: Mo = Moroccan patient.