Investigating the role of the general practitioner in cancer prevention: a mixed methods study

@inproceedings{Mcilfatrick2013InvestigatingTR,
  title={Investigating the role of the general practitioner in cancer prevention: a mixed methods study},
  author={Sonja J Mcilfatrick and Sinead Keeney and Hugh P McKenna and Nigel McCarley and Gerry McElwee},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Despite evidence of the effectiveness of cancer preventive services and the increasing development of guidelines, actual rates of delivery of cancer prevention activities remain low. Due to their frequent front-line contact with the public, family physicians (GPs) have the potential to play an important role in the primary prevention of cancer. However, there is a lack of information about their actual role in cancer prevention. The aim of this study was to investigate the actual and… CONTINUE READING