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Patients' needs following colorectal cancer diagnosis: where does primary care fit in?

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BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK. Patients with colorectal cancer spend most of their time in the community, but the role of primary care in their management and follow-up is unclear. AIM: To explore colorectal cancer patients' experiences of psychosocial problems and their management in primary and specialist care. DESIGN AND SETTING: Longitudinal qualitative study of participants recruited from three hospitals in the west of Scotland and interviewed i...

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10.3399/bjgp11x606582

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Journal:
British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners More from this journal
Volume:
61
Issue:
592
Pages:
e692-e699
Publication date:
2011-11-01
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Language:
English
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pubs:222417
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uuid:d3f510e4-8238-4413-9dfa-4b245f35cf22
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222417
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2012-12-19

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