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Identification and early detection of cancer patients in primary care


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Title: Identification and early detection of cancer patients in primary care
Authors: Ewing, Marcela
E-mail: marcela.ewing@rccvast.se
Issue Date: 21-Mar-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Ewing M, Naredi P, Nemes S, Zhang C and Månsson J. Increased consultation frequency in primary care, a risk marker for cancer: a case–control study. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2016; 34(2): 2015-2212.
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II. Ewing M, Naredi P, Zhang C and Månsson J. Diagnostic profile characteristics of cancer patients with frequent consultations in primary care before diagnosis: a case-control study. Fam Pract. 2018.
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III. Ewing M, Naredi P, Zhang C and Månsson J. Identification of patients with non-metastatic colorectal cancer in primary care: a case-control study. Br J Gen Pract. 2016; 66(653): e880-e886.
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IV. Ewing M, Naredi P, Zhang C, Lindsköld L and Månsson J. Clinical features of lung cancer patients with non-metastatic disease in primary care: a case-control study. BJGP Open. 2018.
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Date of Defence: 2018-04-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 april 2018, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cancer
consultation
diagnosis
early detection
general practice
primary health care
Abstract: Aim The aim of this thesis was to investigate how general practitioners (GP) can identify patients in primary care with potential common cancers, at an early stage. It was also to design a risk assessment tool for colorectal cancer. Method Four population-based case-control studies were conducted with cancer patients diagnosed in 2011 in Region Västra Götaland, Sweden, with prostate, breast, colorectal, lung, gynaecological, and skin cancers, including malignant melanoma. Data were retrieved fr... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0402-9 (Print)
978-91-629-0403-6(PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55379
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