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|17 Apr 2018, 1:51 p.m.||Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP (Conservative - Old Bexley and Sidcup)||Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP (Conservative - Old Bexley and Sidcup)|
Question to the Department of Health and Social Care
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will set out recent advice and guidance provided by NHS England's Clinical Expert Group on the early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer.
Answer (Steve Brine)
The Clinical Expert Group for Lung Cancer published three documents in 2017/18, and also provided clinical advice for the development of a handbook to support delivery of best practice lung cancer pathways. Details of the documents and handbook are provided below.
- National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway (2017);
- National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway Implementation Guide (2017);
- Clinical Advice for the Provision of Lung Cancer Services (2017); and
- Handbook: Implementing a timed lung cancer diagnostic pathway (2018).