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Breast cancer screening for older women with intellectual disability living in community group homes

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This article is based on a survey of older women with intellectual disability living in community group homes in the UK. While breast cancer remains a common cause of death in women, only one-third of the women carried out regular breast examination and a only one-third had received invitations to have a mammograph. The survey revealed the need for more informationon and support to be given to women with intellectual disability in regard to breast awareness and mammography services. Keywords: Health, Women

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Author
Davies, N; Duff, M
Source
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol. 45, Part 33, pp253-257
Publisher
Blackwell Science Ltd
Publication Date
1 January 1970
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Health, Women
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