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1

What are the criteria for a dermatology 2 week referral?

Major features score 2 points each:
- Change in size
- Irregualar colour
- Irreguar border

Minor features score 1 point each:
- larger than 7mm
- oozing
- itching/change in sensation
- inflammation

Score of 3 or more

2

When should suspected lung cancer be referred?

- CXR suspicious of cancer
- >40 years old with unexplained haemoptysis

3

When should oesophageal cancer be referred?

an upper GI endoscopy should be performed in two weeks if there is a history of dysphagia or aged over 55 AND upper abdominal pain, reflux, dyspepsia

4

When should patients be referred on 2ww for pancreatic cancer?

>40 and unexplained jaundice

5

What investigations should be carried out and when for the pancreas?

An urgent CT should be carried out in 2 weeks in patients with aged 60 and over with weight loss and:
- diarrhoea
- back pain
- abdominal pain
- nausea and vomiting
- constipation
- new onset diabetes

6

What investigation should be carried out in suspected liver cancer?

An urgent USS should be carried out on patients presenting with an upper abdominal mass

7

what are the criteria for 2ww in CRC?

1. Aged 40+ with unexplained weight loss and abdominal pain
2. Aged 50+ with unexplained PR bleeding
3. Aged 60+ with IDA or changes in bowel habit, or blood on FOB

8

What are the criteria for 2ww in breast cancer?

Aged 30+ with unexplained breast lump and no pain
Aged 50+ with unilateral nipple symptoms

9

What are the criteria for 2ww in prostate canceR?

prostate enlarged on examination
PSA high for their age

10

What are the criteria for 2ww in bladder cancer?

Aged 45 and have:
- bleeding without UTI
- bleeding after treatment for UTI
Aged 60 and over with non-visible haematuria and dysuria or WCC raised on blood test

11

What are the criteria for 2ww in renal cancer?

Aged 45 and over with
- unexplained haematuria without UTI
- persistent haematuria