Core Projects

A systematic review to evaluate whether dermoscopy can be used accurately and effectively in primary care to improve the timely diagnosis of melanoma

A systematic review to evaluate whether dermoscopy can be used accurately and effectively in primary care to improve the timely diagnosis of melanoma

Project LeadDr Owain Jones

Senior LeadDr Fiona Walter

InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge

Start DateOct 2017

CodeC2-C

StatusCompleted

Tests and tools for the detection of ovarian cancer in primary care (PhD)

Tests and tools for the detection of ovarian cancer in primary care (PhD)

Project LeadDr Garth Funston

Senior LeadDr Fiona Walter

InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge

Start DateJan 2018

CodeC1-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

Multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) for prostate cancer diagnosis in primary care (PhD)

Multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) for prostate cancer diagnosis in primary care (PhD)

Project LeadDr Sam Merriel

Senior Lead Prof Willie Hamilton

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter

Start DateFeb 2018

CodeE4-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

The role of imaging in the diagnosis of lung cancer in primary care (PhD)

The role of imaging in the diagnosis of lung cancer in primary care (PhD)

Project LeadDr Stephen Bradley

Senior LeadProf Richard Neal

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds

Start DateMar 2018

CodeL1-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

Diagnostic processes and use of investigations before a cancer diagnosis in patients with comorbidities: optimising testing strategies to improve diagnostic timeliness and reduce emergency presentations

Diagnostic processes and use of investigations before a cancer diagnosis in patients with comorbidities: optimising testing strategies to improve diagnostic timeliness and reduce emergency presentations

Start DateMay 2018

CodeU2-C

StatusOngoing

Conceptualising and measuring patient experience in the diagnosis of cancer

Conceptualising and measuring patient experience in the diagnosis of cancer

Start DateMay 2018

CodeU1-C

StatusOngoing

Establishing acceptability and outcomes for faecal immunochemical tests (FITs) in the English primary care symptomatic population: a mixed-methods study in the East of England

Establishing acceptability and outcomes for faecal immunochemical tests (FITs) in the English primary care symptomatic population: a mixed-methods study in the East of England

Start DateMay 2018

CodeC4-C

Status Ongoing

Establishing diagnostic accuracy of haemoglobin in faecal immunochemical tests (FITs) and establishing a receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve for FITs in the English primary care symptomatic population: A cohort study in the South West of England

Establishing diagnostic accuracy of haemoglobin in faecal immunochemical tests (FITs) and establishing a receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve for FITs in the English primary care symptomatic population: A cohort study in the South West of England

Project LeadDr Sarah Bailey

Senior LeadProf Willie Hamilton

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter

Start DateMay 2018

CodeE1-C

StatusOngoing