Chief Investigator:

Prof Paul Little (University of Southamnpton)

Principal Investigator:

Prof Danielle van der Windt (Keele)

Study Co-ordinator:

Kendra Cooke (Keele), Sue Broomfield (Southampton)

Funder name / reference number: National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) Grant No. 121
UKCRN Study portfolio: ID: 13492
Year 2012 - ongoing

Study design

Prospective cohort study in people consulting with respiratory or abdominal symptoms in primary care (national multi-centre study).

Developmental work included a Delphi consensus study among clinicians and cancer researchers, and a qualitative interview study among patients with lung or colorectal cancer (led by Keele University)

Primary objective

To develop and validate clinical prediction rules for the early identification of patients at increased risk of lung and colon cancer.