Core Projects

International comparison of FIT use across the globe in primary care symptomatic patients: A narrative view

International comparison of FIT use across the globe in primary care symptomatic patients: A narrative view

Project LeadDr Sarah Bailey and Dr Marije van Melle

Senior LeadProf Willie Hamilton and Dr Fiona Walter

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter and University of Cambridge

Start DateMay 2018

CodeC/E3-C

StatusCompleted

Exploring patient, practitioner and general population preferences towards diagnostic tests for cancer (PhD)

Exploring patient, practitioner and general population preferences towards diagnostic tests for cancer (PhD)

Project LeadRebekah Hall

Senior LeadProf Anne Spencer

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter

Start DateJun 2018

CodeE2-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

Investigation of potential for using point of care tests for early cancer diagnosis in primary care (PhD)

Investigation of potential for using point of care tests for early cancer diagnosis in primary care (PhD)

Project LeadAnam Ayaz-Shah

Senior LeadProf Richard Neal

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds

Start DateSep 2018

CodeL2-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

Are common blood tests being optimally used for early cancer diagnosis? (PhD)

Are common blood tests being optimally used for early cancer diagnosis? (PhD)

Start DateOct 2018

CodeU3-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

Optimising diagnostic strategies for patients presenting to primary care with upper abdominal symptoms to improve the pathway to the early detection of pancreatic cancer (PhD)

Optimising diagnostic strategies for patients presenting to primary care with upper abdominal symptoms to improve the pathway to the early detection of pancreatic cancer (PhD)

Project LeadVictoria Hardy

Senior LeadDr Fiona Walter

InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge

Start DateOct 2018

CodeC5-C, PhD

StatusOngoing

Comorbidities among patients diagnosed with cancer & how they influence the diagnostic process in primary care

Comorbidities among patients diagnosed with cancer & how they influence the diagnostic process in primary care

Start DateSep 2019

CodeU4-C

StatusOngoing

Determining which biomarkers are ready for evaluation in primary care for use in early detection and diagnosis of gastro-intestinal cancers: a systematic review

Determining which biomarkers are ready for evaluation in primary care for use in early detection and diagnosis of gastro-intestinal cancers: a systematic review

Project LeadDr Natalia Calanzani and Dr Claudia Snudden

Senior LeadDr Fiona Walter

InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge and University of Melbourne

Start DateOct 2019

CodeC/M6-C

StatusOngoing