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In Reporting Symptoms, Don’t Patients Know Best? (NYT)

About six years ago, my doctor gave me some samples of a drug to treat pain from an injury. I took it for a few days and then woke up … Continue reading 

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GPs slow to refer older women with ovarian cancer

GPs are less likely to refer older women with suspected ovarian cancer for investigation compared with younger women patients, a study suggests. Analysis of electronic patient records found that 66% … Continue reading 

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Identification of Ovarian Cancer Symptoms in Health Insurance Claims Data

Abstract Background: Women with ovarian cancer have reported abdominal/pelvic pain, bloating, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly, and urinary frequency/urgency prior to diagnosis. We explored these findings in a general … Continue reading 

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