Disclosure and understanding of cancer diagnosis and prognosis for people with intellectual disabilities: findings from an ethnographic study.

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PURPOSE Growing numbers of people with intellectual disabilities are diagnosed with a life-limiting illness such as cancer. Little is known about disclosure of diagnosis and prognosis to this group. The study aim was to explore how much people with intellectual disabilities who have cancer understand about their diagnosis and prognosis, and to explore how… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejon.2010.01.021

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@article{TuffreyWijne2010DisclosureAU, title={Disclosure and understanding of cancer diagnosis and prognosis for people with intellectual disabilities: findings from an ethnographic study.}, author={Irene Tuffrey-Wijne and Jane Bernal and Sheila Hollins}, journal={European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society}, year={2010}, volume={14 3}, pages={224-30} }