Quantitative evaluation of an information leaflet to increase prompt help-seeking for gynaecological cancer symptoms
Provision of written information may improve awareness of cancer symptoms and encourage timely presentation in primary care. This study assessed changes in symptom knowledge, perceived barriers to help-seeking, anxiety and intention to seek help, following exposure to a leaflet to raise awareness of gynaecological cancer symptoms.
Women (N = 484) completed questionnaires before and after reading the leaflet. The primar...
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