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GPs need help in spotting cancer symptoms, report says

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7441.659-a (Published 18 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:659
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    GPs and the public in England need better guidance on key symptoms of cancer to aid earlier diagnosis and improve survival, says a report from the National Audit Office.

    The report says that deaths from cancer in England and Wales have fallen by 12% in the past 30 years thanks to better ways of detecting cancer and improved treatments. But survival could be better if …

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