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Patients’ initial steps to cancer diagnosis in Denmark, England, and Sweden: what can a qualitative, cross country comparison of narrative interviews tell us about potentially modifiable factors?

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Objectives

To illuminate patterns observed in International Cancer Benchmarking Programme studies by extending understanding of the various influences on presentation and referral with cancer symptoms.

Design

Cross-country comparison of Denmark, England, and Sweden with qualitative analysis of in-depth interview accounts of the pre-diagnostic process in lung or bowel cancer.

Participants

155 women and men, aged between 35 and 86 years old, diagnose...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Name:
Cancer Research Foundation in Northern Sweden
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National Health Service, Sweden
Journal:
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Volume:
7
Pages:
e018210
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-09-13
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:736880
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uuid:1dc9fae9-3a44-4a7d-bfcb-dcebfcad0f82
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pubs:736880
Source identifiers:
736880
Deposit date:
2017-10-17

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