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Team complexity and care coordination for cancer survivors with multiple chronic conditions: a mixed methods study

Clinical care guidelines and strategies for the comprehensive care coordination of people with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is insufficient. In addition, limited information is available concerning their perceptions and experiences of care within the healthcare system.

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Colorectal cancer survivors’ experiences and views of shared and telehealth models of survivorship care: A qualitative study

What do Colorectal Cancer survivors think of shared and telehealth models for survivorship care? The growing population of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors necessitates sustainable survivorship care models, prompting the exploration of shared care involving general practitioners (GPs) and hospital-based providers. This qualitative sub-study of the Colorectal Cancer Survivors (SCORE) trial, aimed to investigate the facilitators and barriers to shared care, as well as the experiences of telehealth-delivered survivorship care.

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Surveillance for liver cancer in primary care: A systematic review of the evidence

What does liver cancer surveillance look like in the Australian primary care landscape? Researchers conducted a systematic review looking at how the Australian primary care space is responding to the rising mortality rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) nationally by investigating targeted surveillance in primary care.

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A systematic review of smartphone applications for cancer survivors

Is there evidence to suggest the use of mobile phone applications are feasible in supporting cancer survivors? A systematic review was conducted to appraise research regarding the effectiveness of mobile phone applications in supporting cancer survivors during post-treatment care, focusing on their impact on quality of life and self-reported outcomes.

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Invitation strategies and participation in a community-based lung cancer screening programme located in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation.

What is the most effective strategy to deliver lung cancer screening invitations? A population-based invitation approach was used in this study based in the UK to examine factors that affect participation and compare this approach to modelled targeted invitations.

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A National Health and Wellness SMS Text Message Program for Breast Cancer Survivors During COVID-19 (EMPOWER-SMS COVID-19): Mixed Methods Evaluation Using the RE-AIM Framework

As a result of the COVID-19 lockdowns many supportive care services for breast cancer survivors were closed or access was restricted through personal and/or environmental barriers.

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Large-scale observational prospective cohort study of a multi-cancer early detection (MCED) test in symptomatic patients referred for cancer investigation

This new study is investigating the effectiveness of a multi-cancer early detection test in existing diagnostic pathways, as a potential solution to delays in cancer diagnosis.

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Diagnostic Performance of Biomarkers for Bladder Cancer Detection Suitable for Community and Primary Care Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Early detection of bladder cancer can be difficult in general practice settings. A systematic review explored the effectiveness of various diagnostic tools for improving early detection in bladder cancer.

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