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Predicting colorectal cancer risk in patients with rectal bleeding.

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BACKGROUND: Rectal bleeding is an important symptom of colorectal cancer but has low predictive value in primary care. AIM: To determine which characteristics of rectal bleeding, along with other factors, are predictive of colorectal cancer. DESIGN OF STUDY: Observation study of patients with rectal bleeding referred to an open-access diagnostic clinic. SETTING: Primary care, southern England. METHOD: Symptom data were collected, using a self-completed questionnaire. Logistic regression tech...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Journal:
British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners More from this journal
Volume:
56
Issue:
531
Pages:
763-767
Publication date:
2006-10-01
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:110978
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uuid:b6a68d88-d1d2-4ff0-a4af-cc5f17692aae
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pubs:110978
Source identifiers:
110978
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2012-12-19

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