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Informational needs of patients with melanoma and their views on the utility of investigative tests.

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BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to identify the informational needs of patients with melanoma on disease status and prognosis, and to ascertain their views on the utility of positron emission tomography (PET) and sentinel node biopsy (SNB). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients attending the weekly melanoma outpatient clinic at St Thomas' Hospital London UK between February and August 2007 participated in this cross-sectional survey. Views of 106 melanoma patients were elicited using a face-to...

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Constantinidou, A More by this author
Afuwape, SA More by this author
Linsell, L More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of clinical practice
Volume:
63
Issue:
11
Pages:
1595-1600
Publication date:
2009-11-05
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EISSN:
1742-1241
ISSN:
1368-5031
URN:
uuid:91ebb2d4-a134-4701-a02a-a1c19e2103c3
Source identifiers:
375274
Local pid:
pubs:375274

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