publication . Article . 2016

[Accepted Manuscript] Is cancer survival associated with cancer symptom awareness and barriers to seeking medical help in England? An ecological study.

Niksic, Maja; Rachet, Bernard; Duffy, Stephen W; Quaresma, Manuela; Møller, Henrik; Forbes, Lindsay JL;
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  • Published: 18 Aug 2016 Journal: volume 115, issue 7, pages 876-886issn: 0007-0920, eissn: 1532-1827, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Cancer Research UK
Abstract
Abstract\ud \ud BACKGROUND: \ud \ud Campaigns aimed at raising cancer awareness and encouraging early presentation have been implemented in England. However, little is known about whether people with low cancer awareness and increased barriers to seeking medical help have worse cancer survival, and whether there is a geographical variation in cancer awareness and barriers in England.\ud \ud METHODS: \ud \ud From population-based surveys (n=35?308), using the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Measure, we calculated the age- and sex-standardised symptom awareness and barriers scores for 52 primary care trusts (PCTs). These measures were evaluated in relation to ...
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free text keywords: Epidemiology, England, R, barriers, cancer awareness, England primary care, HM, cancer survival, H1, health-care seeking
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publication . Article . 2016

[Accepted Manuscript] Is cancer survival associated with cancer symptom awareness and barriers to seeking medical help in England? An ecological study.

Niksic, Maja; Rachet, Bernard; Duffy, Stephen W; Quaresma, Manuela; Møller, Henrik; Forbes, Lindsay JL;