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An evidence-based approach to the urgent referral of suspected oral cancer in England

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Reports that UK outcomes for several cancers, including oral, were inferior to comparable European countries prompted the UK Government’s ‘NHS Cancer Plan’; a central aim was reduction of late presentation. One key policy was the English ‘two-week rule’ (TWR) system for suspected cancer, specifying a maximum of 14 days between referral and specialist consultation. For oral cancer, little research has been undertaken on several key areas including its influence on s...

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ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2101-0390
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Small Project Initiative Fund
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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