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Risk factors for delayed presentation and referral of symptomatic cancer: Evidence for common cancers (2009)
Journal Article
Macleod, U., Burgess, C., Macdonald, S., Mitchell, E. D., & Ramirez, A. J. (2009). Risk factors for delayed presentation and referral of symptomatic cancer: Evidence for common cancers. The British journal of cancer / Cancer Research Campaign, 101(S2), (S92-S101). doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6605398. ISSN 0007-0920

Background:It has been suggested that the known poorer survival from cancer in the United Kingdom, compared with other European countries, can be attributed to more advanced cancer stage at presentation. There is, therefore, a need to understand the... Read More about Risk factors for delayed presentation and referral of symptomatic cancer: Evidence for common cancers.

‘Getting through' not ‘going under': a qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer (2009)
Journal Article
Emslie, C., Browne, S., MacLeod, U., Rozmovits, L., Mitchell, E., & Ziebland, S. (2009). ‘Getting through' not ‘going under': a qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer. Social science & medicine, 68(6), (1169-1175). doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.01.004. ISSN 0277-9536

Many studies have found that people with cancer value family support. Feminist work suggests that women carry most responsibility for practical and emotional support in families, but few qualitative cancer studies explicitly incorporate a gender pers... Read More about ‘Getting through' not ‘going under': a qualitative study of gender and spousal support after diagnosis with colorectal cancer.