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Attributions of cancer 'alarm' symptoms in a community sample.

Whitaker, KL; Scott, SE; Winstanley, K; Macleod, U; Wardle, J; (2014) Attributions of cancer 'alarm' symptoms in a community sample. PLoS One , 9 (12) , Article e114028 . 10.1371/journal.pone.0114028. Green open access

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Abstract

Attribution of early cancer symptoms to a non-serious cause may lead to longer diagnostic intervals. We investigated attributions of potential cancer 'alarm' and non-alarm symptoms experienced in everyday life in a community sample of adults, without mention of a cancer context.

Type: Article
Title: Attributions of cancer 'alarm' symptoms in a community sample.
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114028
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0114028
Language: English
Additional information: © 2014 Whitaker et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1458371
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