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Title: Editorial: Cancer and people with learning disabilities: critical issues in theory, practice and experience
Authors: Forbat, Liz
McCann, Lisa Ann
Hutchens, Robert
Contact Email: elizabeth.forbat@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: learning disability
Issue Date: Sep-2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Citation: Forbat L, McCann LA & Hutchens R (2008) Editorial: Cancer and people with learning disabilities: critical issues in theory, practice and experience, British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36 (3), pp. 147-148.
Abstract: First paragraph: We were delighted to have the opportunity to develop a special issue focused on cancer – which is a priority for both people affected by the disease (Tuffrey-Wijne et al. 2007) and government health departments alike (Department of Health 2007; Scottish Government 2008). Cancer is a prominent issue as increasing numbers of people with learning disabilities, just as the general population, will be affected by cancer, either through personal experience of a diagnosis or through a family member or friend being diagnosed with the disease.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1062
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3156.2008.00523.x
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Affiliation: HS Research - Stirling
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