Weight loss as a predictor of cancer in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Weight loss is a non-specific cancer symptom for which there are no clinical guidelines about investigation in primary care.
To summarise the available evidence on weight loss as a clinical feature of cancer in patients presenting to primary care.
A diagnostic test accuracy review and meta-analysis.
Studies reporting 2 × 2 diagnostic accuracy data for weight loss (index test) in adults presenting to pri...Expand abstract
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- © British Journal of General Practice 2018This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Royal College of General Practitioners at: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X695801
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