Fast track patients more likely to beat colorectal cancerBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7321.1090/d (Published 10 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1090
- Roger Dobson
Early detection rates for colorectal cancer at a district general hospital in Wales have more than doubled since the setting up of a rapid access, subspecialty unit.
Emergency surgery rates have also fallen substantially, down from 29.2% to 8.2%; mortality and waiting times have reduced too.
An audit of the first three years of the unit and the …