Cancer World Newsletter - Late diagnosis: Why does it happen? How can we do better? Print
When GPs fail to identify symptomatic cancers on time it can be fatal for patients and
frustrating for the specialists who treat them. In this Cross Talk article, GP Tina Eriksson
and gastrointestinal cancer specialist Eric Van Cutsem exchange views on why this is
such a problem and what can be done about it.

What do you think?

  • How big a problem is late diagnosis in cancer?
  • What more can be done to help GPs narrow down which patients need closer
    examination and make it easier to refer them for further diagnostic tests?
You can read the article here. Press the comment button at the end and share your views.