February 2007
Gut;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 56, p24
Academic Journal
The article reports on several improvements initiated for the effective management of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancer in England and Wales. It mentions major initiatives aimed at influencing the provision and improvement in GI cancer services including improved outcomes guidance, training in endoscopy, and introduction of colon cancer screening. As stated, several clinics have introduced gastroscopy as a secondary care contact for primary care patients suspected of having cancer.


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