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• #### Accuracy of SIAscopy for pigmented skin lesions encountered in primary care: development and validation of a new diagnostic algorithm. ﻿

(2010-09-25)
Abstract Background Diagnosing pigmented skin lesions in general practice is challenging. SIAscopy has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy for melanoma in referred populations. We aimed to develop and validate a ...
• #### The CRISP Trial: an RCT of risk assessment and decision support to implement risk-stratified colorectal cancer screening in primary care. ﻿

Background In Australia, screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) with colonoscopy is meant to be reserved for people at increased risk, however, currently there is a mismatch between individuals’ risk of CRC and the type of ...

(2017-11)
• #### Learning a novel technique to identify possible melanomas: are Australian general practitioners better than their U.K. colleagues? ﻿

(2009-04-30)
Abstract Background Spectrophotometric intracutaneous analysis (SIAscopy™) is a multispectral imaging technique that is used to identify 'suspicious' (i.e. potentially malignant) pigmented skin lesions for further ...
• #### Protocol for the MoleMateTM UK Trial: a randomised controlled trial of the MoleMate system in the management of pigmented skin lesions in primary care [ISRCTN 79932379] ﻿

(2010-05-11)
Abstract Background Suspicious pigmented lesions are a common presenting problem in general practice consultations; while the majority are benign a small minority are melanomas. Differentiating melanomas from other pigmented ...
• #### Psychological impact of family history risk assessment in primary care: a mixed methods study. ﻿

(2014-08)
BACKGROUND: Routine family history risk assessment for chronic diseases could enable primary care practitioners to efficiently identify at-risk patients and promote preventive management strategies. OBJECTIVES: To investigate ...
• #### Reducing barriers to consulting a General Practitioner in patients at increased risk of lung cancer: a qualitative evaluation of the CHEST Australia intervention ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2017-11-16)
Background Lung cancer has one of the lowest survival outcomes of any cancer because over two-thirds of patients are diagnosed when curative treatment is no longer possible, partly due to later presentation with symptoms ...

(2017-11)
• #### Risk prediction models for colorectal cancer: a systematic review ﻿

(American Association for Cancer Research, 2015-10-13)
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in Europe and the United States. Survival is strongly related to stage at diagnosis and population-based screening reduces CRC incidence and ...
• #### Symptoms and Patient Factors Associated with Diagnostic Intervals for Pancreatic Cancer: A Prospective Cohort Study ﻿

(Elsevier, 2016)
$\textbf{Background}$ To identify symptoms and other clinical and socio-demographic factors associated with pancreatic cancer diagnosis and diagnostic intervals. $\textbf{Methods}$ Prospective cohort study of participants ...
• #### Symptoms and patient factors associated with longer time to diagnosis for colorectal cancer: results from a prospective cohort study ﻿

(Nature Publishing Group, 2016-08-04)
Background: The objective of this study is to investigate symptoms, clinical factors and socio-demographic factors associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnosis and time to diagnosis. Methods: Prospective cohort ...
• #### The CRISP colorectal cancer risk prediction tool: an exploratory study using simulated consultations in Australian primary care ﻿

(2017-01-19)
Abstract Background In Australia, screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) with colonoscopy is meant to be reserved for people at increased risk, however, currently there is a ...