Early diagnosis of lung cancer: is rapid access CT scanning the answer?

Tsiakkis, Demetris, Graham, Yitka and Cox, Julie (2019) Early diagnosis of lung cancer: is rapid access CT scanning the answer? British Journal of General Practice, 69 (679). pp. 90-91. ISSN 0960-1643

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Abstract

Lung cancer remains the most common cause of cancer mortality in Britain. The 10-year survival rate from the disease is in the order of 5%, because the majority of patients pre-sent with advanced disease. Five year survival rates for lung cancer in the UK from 2000-2014 are only 13%, lagging far behind most other EU nations. These findings, which were published in the Lancet in January 2018, have also been widely reported in many national newspapers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Sciences > Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing
Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing > School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Yitka Graham
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2019 09:10
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 03:38
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/10367
ORCID for Yitka Graham: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6206-1461

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