Research projects

CORECT-R

CORECT-R

Colorectal cancer is a major public health problem. Each year in the UK over 41,000 people are diagnosed with the disease and 16,000 die from it. Overall, survival rates are poor. High-quality data...
Reducing the rate of post-colonoscopy colorectal cancers (PCCRC) in England

Reducing the rate of post-colonoscopy colorectal cancers (PCCRC) in England

Colonoscopy is the main diagnostic test used to identify colorectal (or bowel) cancer and involves a thin tube with a camera on the...
Cancer incidence and survival methodology

Cancer incidence and survival methodology

In the summer of 2019, one of our interns, David, worked to test two different statistical methodologies for calculating cancer incidence and survival...
The Index of Suspicion

The Index of Suspicion

The Index of Suspicion project uses machine learning and computational methods to explore national prescribing data to try to identify patterns in prescribing prior to cancer diagnosis....
Real-world Standing Cohorts

Real-world Standing Cohorts

The Real-World Standing Cohort study is a data analytical project which provides insight into the patient pathway to understand how cancer treatments are working and where...
The National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients

The National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients

The National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients aims to investigate and improve the quality of hospital care for older patients with breast cancer.
The National Cancer Diagnosis Audit

The National Cancer Diagnosis Audit

The National Cancer Diagnosis Audit investigates the diagnostic pathway for patients diagnosed with cancer. It collects primary care data from GPs to understand how patients...
Prostate and Lung Audits

Prostate and Lung Audits

Cancer Audits are commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) on behalf of NHS England and Wales. The audits aim to deliver a continuous prospective clinical...