More than a quarter of Scottish emergency cancer patients haven’t visited GP

Anne Li                                                                                               April 29th, 2017


More than a quarter (28%) of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in North East Scotland hadn’t discussed any relevant symptoms with their GP beforehand. Of those who had previously flagged symptoms to their doctor, 81 per cent had been appropriately referred on by their GP for further treatment or investigation of their symptoms.


See original article at: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/2017-04-26-more-than-a-quarter-of-scottish-emergency-cancer-patients-havent-visited-gp-0

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