Table 38Presenting features among women consulting at primary care with breast problems (Roberts et al, 1987 (198))

Presenting symptoms/signsReferrals
Pain – 12454 (43.5%)
Lump – 9363 (67.7%)
Discharge – 33 (100%)
Other – 4019 (47.5%)
Total – 262total 132 (50.4%)

From: 12, Breast cancer

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Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit (CGRDU), Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester.
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