Comparing primary and secondary health-care use between diagnostic routes before a colorectal cancer diagnosis: Cohort study using linked data

@inproceedings{Sheringham2014ComparingPA,
  title={Comparing primary and secondary health-care use between diagnostic routes before a colorectal cancer diagnosis: Cohort study using linked data},
  author={J R Sheringham and Theo Georghiou and Xavier Chitnis and Martin Bardsley},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Background:Survival in cancer patients diagnosed following emergency presentations is poorer than those diagnosed through other routes. To identify points for intervention to improve survival, a better understanding of patients’ primary and secondary health-care use before diagnosis is needed. Our aim was to compare colorectal cancer patients’ health-care… CONTINUE READING