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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1982 March; 32(236): 163-164, 166.
PMCID: PMC1972265

Knowledge of symptoms suggesting malignant disease amongst general practice patients

Abstract

A questionnaire completed by 119 general practice patients showed that patients often do not appreciate the importance of certain cancer symptoms. Patients' failure to respond to certain symptoms may be an important reason why they delay in seeking help.

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