Improving survival in colorectal cancer: what role for general practice?

Rubin, Greg; Weller, David
April 2013
British Journal of General Practice;Apr2013, Vol. 63 Issue 609, p179
Academic Journal
In this article, the author focuses on the role of general practioner (GPs) in decreasing the rate of colorectal cancer. He mentions that general physicians use the Hamilton risk assessment tool (RAT) in order to increase the investigation for the diagnosis of cancer. He also states the use of sigmoidoscopy, a diagnostic process by GPs to diagnose the cancer.


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