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Diagnostic timeliness in adolescents and young adults with cancer: a cross-sectional analysis of the BRIGHTLIGHT cohort.

Herbert A, Lyratzopoulos G, Whelan J, Taylor RM, Barber J, Gibson F, Fern LA.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2018 Mar;2(3):180-190. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30004-X.


The nature and frequency of abdominal symptoms in cancer patients and their associations with time to help-seeking: evidence from a national audit of cancer diagnosis.

Koo MM, von Wagner C, Abel GA, McPhail S, Hamilton W, Rubin GP, Lyratzopoulos G.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2018 Jan 27. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx188. [Epub ahead of print]


Diagnosing cancer in primary care: results from the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit.

Swann R, McPhail S, Witt J, Shand B, Abel GA, Hiom S, Rashbass J, Lyratzopoulos G, Rubin G; National Cancer Diagnosis Audit Steering Group.

Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Jan;68(666):e63-e72. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X694169. Epub 2017 Dec 18.


Associations between diagnostic activity and measures of patient experience in primary care: a cross-sectional ecological study of English general practices.

Lyratzopoulos G, Mendonca SC, Gildea C, McPhail S, Peake MD, Rubin G, Singh H, Hamilton W, Walter FM, Roland M, Abel GA.

Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Jan;68(666):e9-e17. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X694097. Epub 2017 Dec 18.


Symptom Signatures and Diagnostic Timeliness in Cancer Patients: A Review of Current Evidence.

Koo MM, Hamilton W, Walter FM, Rubin GP, Lyratzopoulos G.

Neoplasia. 2018 Feb;20(2):165-174. doi: 10.1016/j.neo.2017.11.005. Epub 2017 Dec 16. Review.


Variation in 'fast-track' referrals for suspected cancer by patient characteristic and cancer diagnosis: evidence from 670‚ÄČ000 patients with cancers of 35 different sites.

Zhou Y, Mendonca SC, Abel GA, Hamilton W, Walter FM, Johnson S, Shelton J, Elliss-Brookes L, McPhail S, Lyratzopoulos G.

Br J Cancer. 2018 Jan;118(1):24-31. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2017.381. Epub 2017 Nov 28.


Missing data and chance variation in public reporting of cancer stage at diagnosis: Cross-sectional analysis of population-based data in England.

Barclay ME, Lyratzopoulos G, Greenberg DC, Abel GA.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;52:28-42. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2017.11.005. Epub 2017 Nov 23.


Associations Between Sexual Orientation and Overall and Site-Specific Diagnosis of Cancer: Evidence From Two National Patient Surveys in England.

Saunders CL, Meads C, Abel GA, Lyratzopoulos G.

J Clin Oncol. 2017 Nov 10;35(32):3654-3661. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.72.5465. Epub 2017 Sep 25.


Influence of hospital volume on nephrectomy mortality and complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis stratified by surgical type.

Hsu RCJ, Salika T, Maw J, Lyratzopoulos G, Gnanapragasam VJ, Armitage JN.

BMJ Open. 2017 Sep 5;7(9):e016833. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016833.


Variation and statistical reliability of publicly reported primary care diagnostic activity indicators for cancer: a cross-sectional ecological study of routine data.

Abel G, Saunders CL, Mendonca SC, Gildea C, McPhail S, Lyratzopoulos G.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Jan;27(1):21-30. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006607. Epub 2017 Aug 28.


Do comorbidities influence help-seeking for cancer alarm symptoms? A population-based survey in England.

Salika T, Lyratzopoulos G, Whitaker KL, Waller J, Renzi C.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2017 Jun 24:1-10. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx072. [Epub ahead of print]


Improving patient experience in primary care: a multimethod programme of research on the measurement and improvement of patient experience.

Burt J, Campbell J, Abel G, Aboulghate A, Ahmed F, Asprey A, Barry H, Beckwith J, Benson J, Boiko O, Bower P, Calitri R, Carter M, Davey A, Elliott MN, Elmore N, Farrington C, Haque HW, Henley W, Lattimer V, Llanwarne N, Lloyd C, Lyratzopoulos G, Maramba I, Mounce L, Newbould J, Paddison C, Parker R, Richards S, Roberts M, Setodji C, Silverman J, Warren F, Wilson E, Wright C, Roland M.

Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2017 Apr.


Typical and atypical presenting symptoms of breast cancer and their associations with diagnostic intervals: Evidence from a national audit of cancer diagnosis.

Koo MM, von Wagner C, Abel GA, McPhail S, Rubin GP, Lyratzopoulos G.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;48:140-146. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2017.04.010. Epub 2017 May 23.


Patients' preferences for GP consultation for perceived cancer risk in primary care: a discrete choice experiment.

Whitaker KL, Ghanouni A, Zhou Y, Lyratzopoulos G, Morris S.

Br J Gen Pract. 2017 Jun;67(659):e388-e395. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X690905. Epub 2017 May 8.


Emergency diagnosis of cancer and previous general practice consultations: insights from linked patient survey data.

Abel GA, Mendonca SC, McPhail S, Zhou Y, Elliss-Brookes L, Lyratzopoulos G.

Br J Gen Pract. 2017 Jun;67(659):e377-e387. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X690869. Epub 2017 Apr 24.


Diagnosis of cancer as an emergency: a critical review of current evidence.

Zhou Y, Abel GA, Hamilton W, Pritchard-Jones K, Gross CP, Walter FM, Renzi C, Johnson S, McPhail S, Elliss-Brookes L, Lyratzopoulos G.

Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2017 Jan;14(1):45-56. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.155. Epub 2016 Oct 11. Review.


Educational differences in responses to breast cancer symptoms: A qualitative comparative study.

Marcu A, Black G, Vedsted P, Lyratzopoulos G, Whitaker KL.

Br J Health Psychol. 2017 Feb;22(1):26-41. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12215. Epub 2016 Sep 29.


Do colorectal cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency differ from non-emergency patients in their consultation patterns and symptoms? A longitudinal data-linkage study in England.

Renzi C, Lyratzopoulos G, Card T, Chu TP, Macleod U, Rachet B.

Br J Cancer. 2016 Sep 27;115(7):866-75. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2016.250. Epub 2016 Aug 18.


Presentations to general practice before a cancer diagnosis in Victoria: a cross-sectional survey.

Lacey K, Bishop JF, Cross HL, Chondros P, Lyratzopoulos G, Emery JD.

Med J Aust. 2016 Jul 18;205(2):66-71.


Educational differences in likelihood of attributing breast symptoms to cancer: a vignette-based study.

Marcu A, Lyratzopoulos G, Black G, Vedsted P, Whitaker KL.

Psychooncology. 2016 Oct;25(10):1191-1197. doi: 10.1002/pon.4177. Epub 2016 Jun 16.


Patient factors associated with non-attendance at colonoscopy after a positive screening faecal occult blood test.

Plumb AA, Ghanouni A, Rainbow S, Djedovic N, Marshall S, Stein J, Taylor SA, Halligan S, Lyratzopoulos G, von Wagner C.

J Med Screen. 2017 Mar;24(1):12-19. doi: 10.1177/0969141316645629. Epub 2016 Jul 8.


Pre-referral GP consultations in patients subsequently diagnosed with rarer cancers: a study of patient-reported data.

Mendonca SC, Abel GA, Lyratzopoulos G.

Br J Gen Pract. 2016 Mar;66(644):e171-81. doi: 10.3399/bjgp16X683977.


Social, demographic and healthcare factors associated with stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer: cross-sectional study in a tertiary hospital in Northern Uganda.

Mwaka AD, Garimoi CO, Were EM, Roland M, Wabinga H, Lyratzopoulos G.

BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 21;6(1):e007690. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007690.


Post-sampling mortality and non-response patterns in the English Cancer Patient Experience Survey: Implications for epidemiological studies based on surveys of cancer patients.

Abel GA, Saunders CL, Lyratzopoulos G.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2016 Apr;41:34-41. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.12.010. Epub 2016 Jan 18.


Profiling for primary-care presentation, investigation and referral for liver cancers: evidence from a national audit.

Hughes DL, Neal RD, Lyratzopoulos G, Rubin G.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Apr;28(4):428-32. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000555.


For which cancers might patients benefit most from expedited symptomatic diagnosis? Construction of a ranking order by a modified Delphi technique.

Hamilton W, Stapley S, Campbell C, Lyratzopoulos G, Rubin G, Neal RD.

BMC Cancer. 2015 Oct 30;15:820. doi: 10.1186/s12885-015-1865-x.


Beyond the ecological fallacy: potential problems when studying healthcare organisations.

Saunders CL, Elliott MN, Lyratzopoulos G, Abel GA.

J R Soc Med. 2016 Mar;109(3):92-7. doi: 10.1177/0141076815610574. Epub 2015 Oct 8. No abstract available.


The expanding role of primary care in cancer control.

Rubin G, Berendsen A, Crawford SM, Dommett R, Earle C, Emery J, Fahey T, Grassi L, Grunfeld E, Gupta S, Hamilton W, Hiom S, Hunter D, Lyratzopoulos G, Macleod U, Mason R, Mitchell G, Neal RD, Peake M, Roland M, Seifert B, Sisler J, Sussman J, Taplin S, Vedsted P, Voruganti T, Walter F, Wardle J, Watson E, Weller D, Wender R, Whelan J, Whitlock J, Wilkinson C, de Wit N, Zimmermann C.

Lancet Oncol. 2015 Sep;16(12):1231-72. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(15)00205-3. Review.


Delays in diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer: Lessons from US healthcare settings.

Koo MM, Zhou Y, Lyratzopoulos G.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2015 Dec;39(6):1145-7. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.08.008. Epub 2015 Sep 9. No abstract available.


Pre-referral general practitioner consultations and subsequent experience of cancer care: evidence from the English Cancer Patient Experience Survey.

Mendonca SC, Abel GA, Saunders CL, Wardle J, Lyratzopoulos G.

Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2016 May;25(3):478-90. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12353. Epub 2015 Jul 30.


Awareness of cervical cancer risk factors and symptoms: cross-sectional community survey in post-conflict northern Uganda.

Mwaka AD, Orach CG, Were EM, Lyratzopoulos G, Wabinga H, Roland M.

Health Expect. 2016 Aug;19(4):854-67. doi: 10.1111/hex.12382. Epub 2015 Jul 23.


The impact of age at diagnosis on socioeconomic inequalities in adult cancer survival in England.

Nur U, Lyratzopoulos G, Rachet B, Coleman MP.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2015 Aug;39(4):641-9. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.05.006. Epub 2015 Jul 2.


Seasonal variation in diagnosis of invasive cutaneous melanoma in Eastern England and Scotland.

Walter FM, Abel GA, Lyratzopoulos G, Melia J, Greenberg D, Brewster DH, Butler H, Corrie PG, Campbell C.

Cancer Epidemiol. 2015 Aug;39(4):554-61. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.06.006. Epub 2015 Jul 2.


Ranking hospitals on avoidable death rates derived from retrospective case record review: methodological observations and limitations.

Abel G, Lyratzopoulos G.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Sep;24(9):554-7. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004366. Epub 2015 Jul 3. No abstract available.


Characteristics of service users and provider organisations associated with experience of out of hours general practitioner care in England: population based cross sectional postal questionnaire survey.

Warren FC, Abel G, Lyratzopoulos G, Elliott MN, Richards S, Barry HE, Roland M, Campbell JL.

BMJ. 2015 Apr 29;350:h2040. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h2040.


Epidemiology: Cancer survival: global variation and long-term trends.

Lyratzopoulos G.

Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2015 Apr;12(4):191-2. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2015.36. Epub 2015 Mar 3. No abstract available.


Cancer-specific variation in emergency presentation by sex, age and deprivation across 27 common and rarer cancers.

Abel GA, Shelton J, Johnson S, Elliss-Brookes L, Lyratzopoulos G.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112 Suppl 1:S129-36. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.52.


The impact of eliminating age inequalities in stage at diagnosis on breast cancer survival for older women.

Rutherford MJ, Abel GA, Greenberg DC, Lambert PC, Lyratzopoulos G.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112 Suppl 1:S124-8. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.51.


Understanding missed opportunities for more timely diagnosis of cancer in symptomatic patients after presentation.

Lyratzopoulos G, Vedsted P, Singh H.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112 Suppl 1:S84-91. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.47. Review.


Estimating the potential survival gains by eliminating socioeconomic and sex inequalities in stage at diagnosis of melanoma.

Rutherford MJ, Ironmonger L, Ormiston-Smith N, Abel GA, Greenberg DC, Lyratzopoulos G, Lambert PC.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112 Suppl 1:S116-23. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.50.


The relative length of the patient and the primary care interval in patients with 28 common and rarer cancers.

Lyratzopoulos G, Saunders CL, Abel GA, McPhail S, Neal RD, Wardle J, Rubin GP.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112 Suppl 1:S35-40. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.40.


The Association between Fatalistic Beliefs and Late Stage at Diagnosis of Lung and Colorectal Cancer.

Lyratzopoulos G, Liu MP, Abel GA, Wardle J, Keating NL.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Apr;24(4):720-6. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0969. Epub 2015 Feb 3.


Authors' reply to Taylor.

Lyratzopoulos G, Wardle J, Rubin G.

BMJ. 2015 Jan 28;350:h433. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h433. No abstract available.


Impact of investigations in general practice on timeliness of referral for patients subsequently diagnosed with cancer: analysis of national primary care audit data.

Rubin GP, Saunders CL, Abel GA, McPhail S, Lyratzopoulos G, Neal RD.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Feb 17;112(4):676-87. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.634. Epub 2015 Jan 20.


Rethinking diagnostic delay in cancer: how difficult is the diagnosis?

Lyratzopoulos G, Wardle J, Rubin G.

BMJ. 2014 Dec 9;349:g7400. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g7400. No abstract available.


Common patterns of morbidity and multi-morbidity and their impact on health-related quality of life: evidence from a national survey.

Mujica-Mota RE, Roberts M, Abel G, Elliott M, Lyratzopoulos G, Roland M, Campbell J.

Qual Life Res. 2015 Apr;24(4):909-18. doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0820-7. Epub 2014 Oct 26.


Sexual minorities in England have poorer health and worse health care experiences: a national survey.

Elliott MN, Kanouse DE, Burkhart Q, Abel GA, Lyratzopoulos G, Beckett MK, Schuster MA, Roland M.

J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jan;30(1):9-16. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2905-y. Epub 2014 Sep 5.


Are emergency diagnoses of cancer avoidable? A proposed taxonomy to motivate study design and support service improvement.

Lyratzopoulos G, Saunders CL, Abel GA.

Future Oncol. 2014 Jun;10(8):1329-33. doi: 10.2217/fon.14.80. Epub 2014 Jul 1. No abstract available.

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