'This isn't what mine looked like': a qualitative study of symptom appraisal and help seeking in people recently diagnosed with melanoma

Fiona M Walter, Linda Birt, Debbie Cavers, Suzanne Scott, Jon Emery, Nigel Burrows, Gina Cavanagh, Rona MacKie, David Weller, Christine Campbell

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To explore symptom appraisal and help-seeking decisions among patients recently diagnosed with melanomas, and to compare experiences of people with 'thinner' (2 mm) melanomas, as thickness at diagnosis is an important prognostic feature.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere005566
JournalBMJ Open
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2014

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