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Demographics, management and survival of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma in the National Lung Cancer Audit in England and Wales
INTRODUCTION AND METHODS: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an uncommon cancer with poor survival. We have used data collected for the UK National Lung Cancer Audit to assess current practice and to highlight regional ...
The Role of Computed Tomography Scanning of the Thorax in the Initial Assessment of Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine whether lesions found on computed tomography (CT) imaging of the thorax would affect FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) 2000 risk score and/or ...
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 ...
Are patients with cancers 'missed' on faecal occult blood (FOB) testing truly asymptomatic?-a multicentre analysis
Introduction We aimed to identify the symptomatology of patients who develop interval cancers (cancers diagnosed within 2 years of a negative FOBT screening) in the eligible population of the East Midlands region. Method ...
Development of Prognosis in Palliative care Study (PiPS) predictor models to improve prognostication in advanced cancer: prospective cohort study
OBJECTIVE: To develop a novel prognostic indicator for use in patients with advanced cancer that is significantly better than clinicians' estimates of survival. DESIGN: Prospective multicentre observational cohort study. ...