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The Suspected CANcer (SCAN) pathway: protocol for evaluating a new standard of care for patients with non-specific symptoms of cancer

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Introduction Cancer survival in England lags behind most European countries, due partly to lower rates of early stage diagnosis. We report the protocol for the evaluation of a multidisciplinary diagnostic centre-based pathway for the investigation of ‘low-risk but not no-risk’ cancer symptoms called the Suspected CANcer (SCAN) pathway. SCAN is a new standard of care being implemented in Oxfordshire; one of a number of pathways implemented during the second wave of the Acceler... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018168

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
St Johns College
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
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Article: e018168
Publication date:
2018-01-21
Acceptance date:
2017-11-08
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ISSN:
2044-6055
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pubs:820952
URN:
uri:4d594596-2ec1-4082-81e6-5c8e3d9867b2
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uuid:4d594596-2ec1-4082-81e6-5c8e3d9867b2
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pubs:820952
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1

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