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Do presenting symptoms, use of pre-diagnostic endoscopy and risk of emergency cancer diagnosis vary by comorbidity burden and type in patients with colorectal cancer?

What the study found Most people diagnosed with cancer have pre-existing chronic conditions (also known as comorbidities), which might delay the diagnosis of cancer. To better understand which patient groups […]

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Differences in colon cancer survival for patients living and receiving care in London

This study highlights the need to better coordinate primary and secondary care sectors in some areas of London to improve timely access to specialised clinicians and diagnostic tests.

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The relation between social factors and health outcomes through social-to-biological processes: Considerations for cancer epidemiology

In this seminar, Michelle Kelly-Irving will outline the embodiment dynamic conceptual framework used to examine how health inequalities are partly constructed through social-to-biological processes. She will provide empirical examples of […]

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The impact of the covid-19 pandemic on cancer deaths due to delays in diagnosis in England

Since a national lockdown was introduced across the UK in March, 2020, in response to the COVID-19
pandemic, cancer screening has been suspended, routine diagnostic work deferred, and only urgent symptomatic
cases prioritised for diagnostic intervention.