Perceived diagnostic delay and cancer-related distress: a cross-sectional study of patients with colorectal cancer
Anne Miles, Paula L McClements, Robert JC Steele, Claudia Redeker, Nick Sevdalis, Jane Wardle
Psycho-Oncology | WILEY | Published : 2017
We thank the participants of this study, patient GPs and staff at NHS National Services Scotland whose support made this study possible. A. Miles, R. J. C. Steele, N. Sevdalis and J. Wardle received a grant from the Bowel Disease Research Foundation to fund this project. N. Sevdalis' research was supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care South London at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Sevdalis is a member of King's Improvement Science, which is part of the NIHR CLAHRC South London and comprises a specialist team of improvement scientists and senior researchers based at King's College London. Its work is funded by King's Health Partners (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King's College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust), Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, the Maudsley Charity and the Health Foundation. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health. J. Wardle is supported by Cancer Research UK. The study funder played no role in the study design, the collection, analysis and interpretation of data, the writing of the report or in the decision to submit the article for publication.