Cancer and mental handicap. A further study (1976-85).

@article{Jancar1990CancerAM,
  title={Cancer and mental handicap. A further study (1976-85).},
  author={J. Jancar},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1990},
  volume={156},
  pages={
          531-3
        }
}
  • J. Jancar
  • Published 1990 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
In four hospitals for the mentally handicapped, 302 patients died during the decade 1976-85; of these, 53 (17.5%) died from cancer. The percentage of deaths from all types of cancer during that period showed an increase, particularly in gastrointestinal cancer, as compared with the previous four decades. 

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