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Immediate chest X-ray for patients at risk of lung cancer presenting in primary care: randomised controlled feasibility trial.

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Background

Achieving earlier stage diagnosis is one option for improving lung cancer outcomes in the United Kingdom. Patients with lung cancer typically present with symptoms to general practitioners several times before referral or investigation.

Methods

We undertook a mixed methods feasibility individually randomised controlled trial (the ELCID trial) to assess the feasibility and inform the design of a definitive, fully powered, UK-wide, Phase III trial of lowe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1038/bjc.2016.414

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0001-5957-6280
Edwards, RT More by this author
Fitzgibbon, J More by this author
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Department of Health, England More from this funder
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland More from this funder
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
293-302
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Pubs id:
pubs:831735
URN:
uri:a3677f94-3841-4c46-868c-e3c15cd21766
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uuid:a3677f94-3841-4c46-868c-e3c15cd21766
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pubs:831735

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