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Screening for breast cancer is necessary in patients with learning disability

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7149.1979a (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1979
  1. J Piachaud, Consultant psychiatrist in learning disability,
  2. J Rohde, Register organiser, department of public health and epidemiology
  1. Imperial College School of Medicine, St Charles' Hospital, London W10 6DZ

    EDITOR—We recently conducted a survey of health screening in people with Down's syndrome and found that only two of the 20 female respondents had had breast screening in the previous three years. The …

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