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The risk of oesophago-gastric cancer in symptomatic patients in primary care: A large case-control study using electronic records

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Background:Over 15 000 new oesophago-gastric cancers are diagnosed annually in the United Kingdom, with most being advanced disease. We identified and quantified features of this cancer in primary care.Methods:Case-control study using electronic primary-care records of the UK patients aged ≥40 years was performed. Cases with primary oesophago-gastric cancer were matched to controls on age, sex and practice. Putative features of cancer were identified in the year before diagnosis. Odds ratios ...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.551

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Journal:
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Volume:
108
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-31
Publication date:
2013-01-15
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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pubs:379533
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uuid:061068bd-c094-4ff1-b7be-0aca9ee6f3c0
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pubs:379533
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379533
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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