Patients' perspectives on the role of their general practitioner after receiving an advanced cancer diagnosis.

@article{Halkett2015PatientsPO,
  title={Patients' perspectives on the role of their general practitioner after receiving an advanced cancer diagnosis.},
  author={Georgia K B Halkett and Moyez Jiwa and Elizabeth A Lobb},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={662-72}
}
The aim of this study was to explore patients' perspectives on the role of their general practitioner (GP) after an advanced cancer diagnosis. A qualitative research approach was used. Semi-structured interviews were conducted and data were analysed using a constant comparative methodology. Participants were eligible if they were diagnosed with advanced cancer and referred for palliative radiotherapy. Data saturation was achieved after 21 interviews. Key themes included (1) obtaining diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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