Popularity of less frequent follow up for breast cancer in randomised study: initial findings from the hotline study.

@article{Gulliford1997PopularityOL,
  title={Popularity of less frequent follow up for breast cancer in randomised study: initial findings from the hotline study.},
  author={Tim Gulliford and M Opomu and Edward Wilson and Iain W. Hanham and RichardJ. Epstein},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1997},
  volume={314 7075},
  pages={174-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the experiences of patients with breast cancer who were conventionally monitored with those in whom routine follow up was restricted to the time of mammography. DESIGN Randomisation to conventional schedule of clinic visits or to visits only after mammography. Both cohorts received identical mammography and were invited to telephone for immediate appointments if they detected symptoms. SETTING Combined breast clinic, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. SUBJECTS 211… CONTINUE READING

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