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Understanding the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and current use of cancer diagnostic tools to aid decision-making in primary care

Project title: Understanding the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and current use of cancer diagnostic tools to aid decision-making in primary care

Call to action: 16/12 16/12 Aids to Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Dr Antonieta Medina-LaraORCID logo

Lead Author: Dr Antonieta Medina-LaraORCID logo

Contractor: University of Exeter

Cost: £234,906.76

Co-investigators: Dr Ruth LewisORCID logo, Dr Sarah PriceORCID logo, Mr Chris CooperORCID logo, Professor Anne SpencerORCID logo, Professor Chris HydeORCID logo, Professor Richard NealORCID logo, Professor William HamiltonORCID logo.

Started: April 2017 | Status: Published November 2020

PROSPERO registration: CRD42017068373

Cancer diagnostic tools are currently not widely used in the UK and there is limited evidence on their impact on patient outcomes, while survival benefits drive cost-effectiveness but are unknown.

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