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Designing an intervention to help people with colorectal adenomas reduce their intake of red and processed meat and increase their levels of physical activity: a qualitative study

  • George Dowswell1, 12Email author,
  • Angela Ryan1,
  • Aliki Taylor2,
  • Amanda Daley1,
  • Nick Freemantle3,
  • Matthew Brookes5,
  • Janet Jones1,
  • Richard Haslop1,
  • Chloe Grimmett4,
  • Kar-Keung Cheng6 and
  • Wilson Sue1
BMC Cancer201212:255

Received: 11 October 2011

Accepted: 9 May 2012

Published: 18 June 2012

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Original Submission
11 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anna Hawkes
23 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martine Stead
20 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - George Dowswell
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anna Hawkes
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
9 May 2012 Editorially accepted
18 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-255

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham
Amgen Ltd
Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Medical School (Royal Free Hospital), University College London
Macmillan Survivorship Research Group, University of Southampton
Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
the Colorectal Cancer Prevention Group