Journal article

Risk prediction tools for cancer in primary care

Juliet Usher-Smith, Jon Emery, Willie Hamilton, Simon J Griffin, Fiona M Walter

British Journal of Cancer | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Medical Research Council


Awarded by National Institute for Health Research


Funding Acknowledgements

WH has had many research grants relating to cancer diagnostics from non-commercial sources and has been involved in developing a number of cancer risk prediction tools for use in primary care. He was the clinical lead for the revision of the NICE 2005 guidance (NG12) on the topic of selection of patients for cancer investigation. His contribution to this article is in a personal capacity and should not to be interpreted as representing the view of the Guideline Development Group or NICE. He has received travel support to give lectures and attend conferences, plus occasional speaker's fees, from conference organisers in the charitable and educational sector, although none from commercial sources. SJG developed and evaluated the Cambridge diabetes risk score, which is freely available. He has evaluated the predictive utility of diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk scores. JE has received travel support to give lectures and attend conferences, plus occasional speaker's fees, from conference organisers in the charitable and educational sector, although none from commercial sources. He received consultancy fees from AP Benson Ltd from 2000-2004 relating to the GRAIDS and Cyrillic software. JUS and FMW have no competing interests to declare.