A brief intervention in primary care for non-responders to bowel cancer screening - feasibility study in general practices in Lothian, Scotland

N Calanzani, D Cavers, G Vojt, RJC Steele, S Orbell, J Patnick, S Smith, David Weller, C Campbell

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Abstract

Background:
Colorectal cancer is the third most common can-cer worldwide, with 1.4 million new diagnoses in 2012.1Inthe UK there were 41 581 new cases in 2011.2UK nationalbowel screening programmes were rolled out by 2010, butthere is a socio-economic gradient in uptake.3The ScottishGovernment prioritises screening as part of its Detect CancerEarly programme and is working with primary care to increaseinformed participation.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberAbstract P-13
Number of pages1
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Volume24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2015

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