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Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study (2013)
Journal Article
Hamilton, W., Green, T., Martins, T., Elliott, K., Rubin, G., & Macleod, U. (2013). Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 63(606), (30-36). doi:10.3399/bjgp13X660751. ISSN 0960-1643

Background: Diagnostic delay is deemed to account for an estimated 5000 to 10 000 extra cancer deaths each year in the UK. Many cancer patients do not have symptoms meeting national referral criteria for rapid investigation. Risk assessment tools (RA... Read More about Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study.