Table 6Probability (expressed as a percentage) of urological cancer for macroscopic haematuria and additional signs and symptoms.(277)

Haematuria and symptom
Present All agesMen >60 yrsAbsent All agesMen >60 yrs
Pain5.3 (2.7–9.8)17.8 (8.5–32.6)10.9 (7.3–16.0)18.9 (11.9–28.6)
Increased frequency7.2 (3.8–12.8)22.6 (10.3–41.5)13.4 (9.4–18.7)22.0 (14.9–31.2)
Dysuria5.6 (2.6–11.0)24.1 (11–43.9)23.6 (17.1–31.5)21.6 (14.6–30.6)
Nocturia6.3 (2.4–14.8)12.5 (3.3–33.5)11.2 (8.1–15.2)23.3 (16.3–32.1)
Weight loss10.0 (0.5–45.9)33.3 (1.8–87.5)8.3 (5.8–11.5)18.2 (12.4–26.0)
Fatigue20.8 (11.0–35.4)30.0 (12.8–54.3)8.9 (6.2–12.4)20.8 (14.2–29.4)

From: 14, Urological cancers

Cover of Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer in Adults and Children
Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer in Adults and Children [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 27.
Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit (CGRDU), Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester.
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