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The Improving Rural Cancer Outcomes (IRCO) Trial: a factorial cluster-randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce time to diagnosis in rural patients with cancer in Western Australia: a study protocol

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  • Jon D Emery General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, AustraliaSchool of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Victoria Gray School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Cancer, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, AustraliaSchool of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, AustraliaEducation and Research Division, Cancer Council Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fiona M Walter The Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Shelley Cheetham School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Cancer, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Emma J Croager Education and Research Division, Cancer Council Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaCentre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Terry Slevin Education and Research Division, Cancer Council Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaCentre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christobel Saunders School of Surgery, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tim Threlfall The Department of Health of Western Australia, Western Australia Cancer Registry, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kirsten Auret Rural Clinical School of WA, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anna K Nowak School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth Geelhoed School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Max Bulsara Institute of Health and Rehabilitation Research, Notre Dame University, Freemantle, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • C D'Arcy J Holman School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jon D Emery; jon.emery{at}unimelb.edu.au
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Emery JD, Gray V, Walter FM, et al
The Improving Rural Cancer Outcomes (IRCO) Trial: a factorial cluster-randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce time to diagnosis in rural patients with cancer in Western Australia: a study protocol

Publication history

  • Received July 21, 2014
  • Revised August 28, 2014
  • Accepted August 28, 2014
  • First published September 17, 2014.
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September 17, 2014

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