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The risk of oesophago-gastric cancer in symptomatic patients in primary care: a large case-control study using electronic records.

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BACKGROUND: Over 15 000 new oesophago-gastric cancers are diagnosed annually in the United Kingdom, with most being advanced disease. We identified and quantified features of this cancer in primary care. METHODS: Case-control study using electronic primary-care records of the UK patients aged ≥40 years was performed. Cases with primary oesophago-gastric cancer were matched to controls on age, sex and practice. Putative features of cancer were identified in the year before diagnosis. Odds rati...

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Publisher copy:
10.1038/bjc.2012.551

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Stapley, S More by this author
Peters, TJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cancer
Walter, FM More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
108
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-31
Publication date:
2013-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:dc56ad04-3cce-403e-b605-628d71054c49
Source identifiers:
371481
Local pid:
pubs:371481

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