Presentations to general practice before a cancer diagnosis in Victoria: a cross-sectional survey

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Lacey, K.; Bishop, J. F.; Cross, H. L.; Chondros, P.; Lyratzopoulos, G.; Emery, J. D.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.13404
  • Subject: Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Medicine, General & Internal, General & Internal Medicine, PRIMARY-CARE, PANCREATIC-CANCER, DELAY, OUTCOMES

OBJECTIVE: To assess variations in the number of general practitioner visits preceding a cancer diagnosis, and in the length of the interval between the patient first suspecting a problem and their seeing a hospital specialist. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Analysis... View more
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