Article on urgent cancer referral pathway did not take lead time bias into accountBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5880 (Published 04 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5880
- Richard M Keatinge, general practitioner1
- 1Gwalchmai Surgery, Holyhead LL65 4RS, UK
Møller and colleagues’ article was covered extensively in the mass media—for example, “Thousands of cancer patients are dying needlessly because GPs did not refer them for fast track appointments . . . Almost 2500 people might still be alive if family doctors had used a two week urgent …
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