Journal article

Current state of medical-advice-seeking behaviour for symptoms of colorectal cancer: determinants of failure and delay in medical consultation

RJ Courtney, CL Paul, RW Sanson-Fisher, F Macrae, J Attia, M McEvoy

Colorectal Disease | WILEY | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

The research on which this paper is based was conducted as part of the Hunter Community Study, University of Newcastle. We are grateful to the University of Newcastle, the Hunter Medical Research Institute and the Lion's Club of Adamstown for funding and to the men and women of the Hunter Region who provided the information recorded. We thank Roseanne Peel for her contribution to the development of the studied cohort; Stephen Hancock for design of the current study's database; Tracey Watt for her assistance with data entry and the mail out/reminder call process; and Daniel Barker and Michael Fitzgerald for their statistical support. Recognition and thanks to Australian Rotary Health Research Fund and the Rotary District 9650 Bowelscan Committee for their funding of PhD scholar RJC.