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Pathways to the diagnosis of colorectal cancer: An observational study in three UK cities

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Background. Colorectal cancer can present in a variety of ways, and with any of several symptoms. Different referral routes from primary to secondary care cater for these different presentations. The route that has received most investment in the UK National Health Service is the 2-week clinic, but the proportions of patients taking this and other routes to diagnosis are largely unknown. Methods. We designed an observational audit in Exeter, Oxford and Sheffield, UK. Colorectal cancers diagno...

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10.1093/fampra/cmi093

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Journal:
Family Practice
Volume:
23
Issue:
6
Pages:
15-19
Publication date:
2006-12-01
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EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Source identifiers:
214479
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:214479
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uuid:a8f9cba7-84d0-408b-bcdc-12fd212e0ce9
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pubs:214479
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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