‘About the same as a mammogram’: GPs get good hit rate with bowel cancer diagnoses

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‘About the same as a mammogram’: GPs get good hit rate with bowel cancer diagnoses

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Ross Lawrenson, Waikato
Waikato University professor Ross Lawrenson hopes research will lead to better use of colorectal cancer referral and treatment pathways
The GP’s judgement of high sus­picion of bowel cancer in a pa­tient is valid for the presence of disease, early data from a $1.195 million study sugge