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Table 1 Response by suspected cancer site

From: Determining patient and primary care delay in the diagnosis of cancer – lessons from a pilot study of patients referred for suspected cancer

Cancer site Total Sent Response (%) Declined response No response
Breast 64 38 (59%) 6 20
Colorectal 29 10 (34%) 13 6
Gynaecological 22 11 (50%) 7 4
Head & Neck 15 7 (47%) 4 4
Lung 8 4 (50%) 3 1
Skin 16 7 (44%) 7 2
Upper GI 21 6 (29%) 11 4
Urological 9 2 (22%) 5 2
Total 184 85 (46%) 56 43