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Attitudes towards faecal immunochemical testing in patients at increased risk of colorectal cancer: an online survey of GPs in England

Abstract:

Background

There is increasing interest in using quantitative Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) to rule-out colorectal cancer (CRC) among patients with high-risk symptoms in primary care.

Aim

The study aimed to investigate general practitioners’ (GP) attitudes and willingness to use FIT over urgent two-week wait (2WW) referral.

Design and Setting

A cross-sectional online survey with 1024GPs based in England

Method

Logistic regression...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

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10.3399/bjgp18x699413

Authors


Von Wagner, C More by this author
Stoffel, S More by this author
Freeman, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0003-0661-7362
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Funding agency for:
Nicholson, BD
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
68
Issue:
676
Pages:
e757-e764
Publication date:
2018-10-25
Acceptance date:
2018-07-02
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:927282
URN:
uri:6bcdebfd-5e3f-4d95-b3a5-0f1b53cf150a
UUID:
uuid:6bcdebfd-5e3f-4d95-b3a5-0f1b53cf150a
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pubs:927282

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