The role of relationships in improving early diagnosis of prostate cancer [Abstract]

@inproceedings{Forbat2011TheRO,
  title={The role of relationships in improving early diagnosis of prostate cancer [Abstract]},
  author={Liz Forbat and Gill Hubbard and Morag Place and Kenny Boyd and Hing Y Leung and Fiona Winslow and Daniel Kelly},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction Early diagnosis is critical in reducing mortality in prostate cancer. The extant literature identifies a range of variables which impact on when men present in primary care. For example, recent evidence suggests that men from high deprivation areas are significantly more likely to present with advanced disease and have lower survival rates. Psychosocial theories provide a framework for understanding patterns in the timing of diagnoses, for example, the role of social context and… CONTINUE READING

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