Flashcards in Cancer referral process Deck (12):
Name the steps of the cancer patient pathway in order
1) Development of cancer
6) Response assessment
7) Living with and beyond cancer
In which steps of the cancer patient pathway do the MDT feature most heaviloy
Investigation and treatment
Name 5 preventable causes of cancer
Unhealthy diet w low fruit and veg
Lack of physical activity
Urban air pollution
HPV infection (16)
Which 5 cancers most commonly cause death?
lung, liver, colorectal, stomach, breast
3 ways that patients with cancer present in primary care
Suspicious symptoms/ red flags
What red flag symptoms may patients present with?
What does the Wilson Criteria assess?
The validity of offering a screening service
At what frequency is cervical cancer screened
3 yearly aged 25-49
5 yearly aged 50-64
At what frequency is breast cancer screened
50-70 3 yearly
At what age is screening for bowel cancer offered?
Why may patients not attend screening
Prior negative experience
Previous bad experience