In 2006–2008, BEACH (Bettering the Evaluation and Care of
Health) shows general practitioners managed malignant
neoplasms at a rate of 2.4 per 100 encounters, or on about 2.6
million occasions across the country. Changes in GP activities
during the past decade in the area of cancer screening per
year are investigated in this article.
Cancer screening promoted through government policies includes screening for breast cancer, cervical cancer, bowel cancer,1 and skin cancer.2 These cancers, plus prostate cancer, are investigated in terms of general practitioner procedural work and pathology test ordering rates that aim to detect cancer.
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