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Diagnosed with breast cancer while on a family history screening programme: an exploratory qualitative study.

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Mammographic screening is offered to many women under 50 in the UK who are at moderate or high risk of developing breast cancer because of their family history of the disease. Little is understood about the impact of screening on the emotional well-being of women with a family history of breast cancer. This qualitative study explores the value that women at increased risk placed on screening, both pre- and post-cancer diagnosis and the impact of the diagnosis. In-depth interviews were underta...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of cancer care More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
245-252
Publication date:
2008-05-01
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EISSN:
1365-2354
ISSN:
0961-5423
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:237384
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uuid:8edb15a1-1962-4531-a7b0-164458f256c6
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pubs:237384
Source identifiers:
237384
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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