Research Roundup – September 2018

 

Dr. Kristi Milley and Sophie Chima talk to Professor Jon Emery about two recent publications. The first publication, The Aarhus statement on cancer diagnostic research: turning recommendations into new survey instruments, is a protocol defining the improvement of an intervention to advance diagnosis through primary care. The second publication directed researchers occupied in early cancer diagnosis field to contemplate the improvement and usage of self-reported early diagnosis questionnaires. Development of an intervention to expedite cancer diagnosis through primary care: a protocol

Professor Emery mentions the Ca-PRI network,  IRCO and the Edinburgh team during the conversation and highlights the ongoing work in the early diagnosis of cancer in the primary care context. He also mentions the original Aarhus statement and the behaviour change wheel developed by Susan Michie.

Articles

Coxon, D., Campbell, C., Walter, F.M., Scott, S.E., et al. The Aarhus statement on cancer diagnostic research: turning recommendations into new survey instruments. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Sep 3;18(1):677. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3476-0

Stanciu, M. A., Law, R-J., Nafees, S., Hendry, M., et al. Development of an intervention to expedite cancer diagnosis through primary care: a protocol. BJGP Open 4 September 2018; bjgpopen18X101595. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen18X101595