Women with disabilities: general practitioners and breast cancer screening.

  title={Women with disabilities: general practitioners and breast cancer screening.},
  author={Pierre Verger and Marielle Aulagnier and Marc Souville and J F Ravaud and Pierre-Yves Lussault and J Garnier and Alain Paraponaris},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={28 2},
BACKGROUND Because they undergo breast cancer screening (BCS) relatively infrequently, women with physical or mental impairments may be at higher risk of late-stage breast cancer than women without impairments. A panel of 600 general practitioners (GPs) in Provence (southeastern France) provided information from which barriers potentially associated with BCS practices for women with disabilities were evaluated. METHODS In 2002, a telephone questionnaire collected data about GPs' personal and… CONTINUE READING

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