Margaret McCartney: Cancer strategy should be led by evidence.


Harpal Kumar, chief executive of the charity Cancer Research UK (CRUK), is to chair the new Cancer Strategy Taskforce, which will promote “swifter diagnosis.”Who could argue with that? Well, I have some concerns. GPs are in an invidious position. Few symptoms, conceivably, could never represent cancer. Referring every patient with any symptom for further… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h735