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Peer Review Status: Unrefereed
Title: Prostate cancer: Exploring the reasons for timing of presentation and diagnosis. Summary Report
Author(s): Forbat, Liz
Place, Morag Anne
Contact Email: elizabeth.forbat@stir.ac.uk
Citation: Forbat L & Place MA (2011) Prostate cancer: Exploring the reasons for timing of presentation and diagnosis. Summary Report. The Prostate Cancer Charity, Stirling. Cancer Care Research Centre (CCRC) / University of Stirling.
Keywords: prostate cancer
Early-diagnosis
PSA
Patient experiences
Delay
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Cancer Care Research Centre (CCRC) / University of Stirling
Abstract: There has been little research looking specifically at the reasons for the timing of when men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. This study investigated the profile of men diagnosed in Greater Glasgow over a two-year period (2008-9). This report explores the experiences of men before they were diagnosed and includes what triggered them or prevented them from presenting their symptoms to a healthcare professional. The study is based on clinical information of the patient population, a postal survey and interview data.
Type: Research Report
URL: http://www.cancercare.stir.ac.uk/reports/2011%20-%20Reports/
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3611
Rights: © CCRC / University of Stirling.; This publication is copyright CCRC and may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium. Any material used must be fully acknowledged, and the title of the publication, authors and date of publication specified.
Affiliation: Cancer Care Research Centre

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