Cancer and primary care: the clinical and research agenda
British Journal of General Practice
Royal College of General Practitioners
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Hamilton, W (Royal College of General Practitioners, 2010-02)Around a quarter of those in the developed world die of cancer. Most cancers present to primary care with symptoms, even when there is a screening test for the particular cancer. However, the symptoms of cancer are also ...
Martins, T; Hamilton, W; Ukoumunne, OC (BioMed Central, 2013)BACKGROUND: Minimising diagnostic delays in cancer may help improve survival. Ethnic minorities have worse outcomes in some cancer types when compared to the majority; this may relate in part to differences during the ...
The CAPER studies: five case-control studies aimed at identifying and quantifying the risk of cancer in symptomatic primary care patients. Hamilton, W (Cancer Research UK, 2009-12-03)BACKGROUND: This paper reviews the background to five primary care case-control studies, collectively known as the CAPER studies (Cancer Prediction in Exeter). These studies, on colorectal, lung, prostate and brain tumours, ...