Funding for this research was provided by:
Macmillan Cancer Support (4644727)
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Received: 14 September 2017
Accepted: 21 March 2018
First Online: 6 April 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the NHS Health Research Authority – London Stanmore Research Ethics Committee. Ref: 16/LO/2086. The study did not involve data collection from animals or human participants. The study used fully anonymized secondary data from the Cancer Registry of England. Public Health England (PHE) is authorized to collect the data and is the data custodian. PHE gave consent for the anonymized data used in this study. Ref: ODR_1617_024.
: Not Applicable.
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