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Cancer specialists' palliative care referral practices and perceptions: results of a national survey
Purpose : Cancer specialists can facilitate timely and appropriate access to specialized palliative care (SPC) services. To better match patients' needs with access to SPC services, we mustExpand
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Current state of medical‐advice‐seeking behaviour for symptoms of colorectal cancer: determinants of failure and delay in medical consultation
Aim  There are few data on the factors associated with healthcare‐seeking behaviour for symptoms of colorectal cancer. This study describes the determinants of failure and delay in seeking medicalExpand
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Knowledge and perceptions about breast cancer incidence, fatality and risk among Australian women
Objective: Breast cancer is the most common fatal cancer among Australian women. This study aimed to provide an accurate national picture of women's understanding of breast cancer incidence, fatalityExpand
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Anywhere, anytime: retail access to tobacco in New South Wales and its potential impact on consumption and quitting.
Relatively little attention has been given to the retail availability of tobacco products despite the likelihood that ubiquitous supply may represent a primary form of tobacco promotion in Australia.Expand
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The impact of web-based approaches on psychosocial health in chronic physical and mental health conditions
Chronic conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and mental illness are increasingly prevalent and associated with considerable psychosocial burden. There is a need to consider populationExpand
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A systematic review of barriers to optimal outpatient specialist services for individuals with prevalent chronic diseases: what are the unique and common barriers experienced by patients in high
Health utilization and need assessment data suggest there is considerable variation in access to outpatient specialist care. However, it is unclear if the types of barriers experienced are specificExpand
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Assessing the Perceived Needs of Patients Attending an Outpatient Melanoma Clinic
Abstract Among 300 randomly selected eligible patients with melanoma identified from outpatient records at a melanoma clinic, 198 signed a consent form and subsequently received a Cancer NeedsExpand
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Direct telemarketing of smoking cessation interventions: will smokers take the call?
AIMS Few smokers currently make use of available and effective cessation strategies, despite their expressed desire to quit and reported interest in cessation support. This study aimed to explore theExpand
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Access to care and impacts of cancer on daily life: do they differ for metropolitan versus regional hematological cancer survivors?
PURPOSE Little is known about access to care for hematological cancer patients. This study explored patient experiences of barriers to accessing care and associated financial and social impacts ofExpand
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