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A quarter of patients with cancer see their GP several times before being referred

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7601 (Published 25 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7601

Rapid Response:

Re: A quarter of patients with cancer see their GP several times before being referred

'Three quarters of patients with cancer are referred promptly by their General Practitioner'

Competing interests: No competing interests

26 November 2011
Rupert A Gude
Medical officer
Northern Provincial Hospital
Santo, Vanuatu