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GPs and charity draw up plan to improve cancer diagnosis in primary care

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 16 April 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2756
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. 1London

The Royal College of General Practitioners and the charity Cancer Research UK have entered into a five year clinical partnership to try to improve the diagnosis and management of cancer in primary care.

Greg Rubin, professor of general practice and primary care at Durham University, will lead the partnership, which will aim to inform, improve, and innovate the care of patients with cancer in general practice.

Rubin said that primary care had become a much more important part of cancer care in England in recent years as a result of the …

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