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A multicentre cross-sectional observational study of cancer multidisciplinary teams: Analysis of team decision making.
BACKGROUND: Multidisciplinary teams (MDT) formulate expert informed treatment recommendations for people with cancer. We set out to examine how the factors proposed by the functional perspective of group decision making ...
Axillary treatment for patients with early breast cancer and lymph node metastasis: systematic review protocol.
BACKGROUND: For patients with early breast cancer and lymph node metastasis, axillary treatment is widely recommended. This is either surgical removal of the axillary lymph nodes, or axillary radiotherapy. The rationale ...
Impact of a CUP service at the Royal Derby Hospital - One year on
Background: 9600 UK patients are diagnosed with Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) each year. CUP represents 3-5% of all malignancies. Studies showthe diagnostic pathway to be lengthy, fractured between specialities, and that ...
Faecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and interval bowel cancers-results of a multicentre study
Introduction We aimed to assess the incidence and demographics of interval cancers (cancers diagnosed within 2 years of a negative FOBT screening) in the eligible population of the East Midlands region. Method The National ...
The Prognosis in Palliative care Study II (PiPS2): study protocol for a multi-centre, prospective, observational, cohort study.
BACKGROUND: More accurate methods of prognostication are likely to lead to improvements in the quality of care of patients approaching the ends of their lives. The Prognosis in Palliative care Scales (PiPS) are prognostic ...
Effect of colon cancer and surgical resection on skeletal muscle mitochondrial enzyme activity in colon cancer patients: a pilot study.
BACKGROUND: Colon cancer (CC) patients commonly suffer declines in muscle mass and aerobic function. We hypothesised that CC would be associated with reduced muscle mass and mitochondrial enzyme activity and that curative ...