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Preventing delayed diagnosis of cancer: clinicians' views on main problems and solutions.

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Delayed diagnosis is a major contributing factor to the UK’s lower cancer survival compared to many European countries. In the UK, there is a significant national variation in early cancer diagnosis. Healthcare providers can offer an insight into local priorities for timely cancer diagnosis. In this study, we aimed to identify the main problems and solutions relating to delay cancer diagnosis according to cancer care clinicians.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7189/jogh.06.020901

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Publisher:
Edinburgh University Global Health Society
Journal:
Journal of Global Health More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
020901
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-11-01
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EISSN:
2047-2986
ISSN:
2047-2978
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:667768
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uuid:d5c3a9e6-74e3-458f-a81e-56f43792dc7c
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pubs:667768
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667768
Deposit date:
2017-06-02

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