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Symptoms and patient factors associated with longer time to diagnosis for colorectal cancer: results from a prospective cohort study.

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Background

The objective of this study is to investigate symptoms, clinical factors and socio-demographic factors associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnosis and time to diagnosis.

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Prospective cohort study of participants referred for suspicion of CRC in two English regions. Data were collected using a patient questionnaire, primary care and hospital records. Descriptive and regression analyses examined associations between symptoms and patient facto...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/bjc.2016.221

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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
RP-PG-0608-10045
Publisher:
Cancer Research UK
Journal:
British Journal of Cancer More from this journal
Volume:
115
Issue:
5
Pages:
533-541
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-28
DOI:
ISSN:
0007-0920 and 1532-1827
Pmid:
27490803
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:638390
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uuid:67336769-6a4a-45ae-ab75-a1e89c8a494d
Local pid:
pubs:638390
Source identifiers:
638390
Deposit date:
2016-10-11

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