"You don't know what's wrong with you": an exploration of cancer-related experiences in people with an intellectual disability.

@article{Flynn2016YouDK,
  title={"You don't know what's wrong with you": an exploration of cancer-related experiences in people with an intellectual disability.},
  author={Samantha Flynn and Nicholas J. Hulbert-Williams and Lee Hulbert-Williams and Ros Bramwell},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={1198-1205}
}
OBJECTIVE Few empirical studies have explored cancer-related experiences of people with an intellectual disability (ID), despite rising cancer incidence in this population. The present research aims to better understand the experiences of this population from multiple perspectives, generating theory and further research questions. METHODS Six people with ID and cancer, alongside 12 participants from their supportive network (including family and social and health care professionals), were… CONTINUE READING