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Background. Integrated cancer care requires cooperation between specialists and general practitioners (GPs). Mutual understanding of each other's tasks and responsibilities is essential if cooperation is to be successful. While GPs' opinions about oncologists have been addressed in previous studies, less is known about oncologists' views on the role of GPs'(More)
P44 Expectancy did not predict treatment response in a randomised sham-controlled trial of acupuncture for menopausal hot flushes Carolyn Ee, Sharmala Thuraisingam, Marie Pirotta, Simon French, Charlie Xue, Helena Teede 1 National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia; 2 Department of General Practice, University(More)
BACKGROUND Cancer screening participation rates in Germany differ depending on patients' gender. International studies have found that patient-physician gender concordance fosters recommendation and conducting of cancer screening, and especially cancer screening for women. OBJECTIVES We aimed to ascertain whether gender concordance influences general(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand what cancer patients expect and may learn from other patients' experiences, as analyzed and sorted for presentation on a website called krankheitserfahrungen.de (meaning "illness experiences"). METHODS Mixed methods approach including log file analyses, survey data analyses and thematic analysis of focus group discussions. (More)
The aim of this study was the analysis of non-genetic and genetic factors influencing elbow dysplasia (ED) in a Labrador retriever population. We analysed scores of elbow dysplasia from the official screening programme of the Labrador Club Deutschland (LCD) following the protocol of the International Elbow Working Group. The data set included X-rays from(More)
The importance of outpatient cancer care services is increasing due to the growing number of patients having or having had cancer. However, little is known about cooperation among physicians in outpatient settings. To understand what inter- and multidisciplinary care means in community settings, we conducted an amplified secondary analysis that combined(More)
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