EKU17: Suspected Cancer

Jun 27, 2016, 02:15 PM

Recent research (Ahmad 2015) has shown an increase in lifetime cancer risk from approximately 1 in 3 for those born in 1930 to 1 in 2 for those born after 1960. 

This Essential Knowledge Update (EKU17) podcast provides information on the NICE guideline in which the EKU module was based including the recommendations for site specific cancers and also by symptom/findings of primary care investigations in both adults and children. It also discusses the referral criteria and how to explain the reasoning for the referral to a patient.