National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit 2016

The Healthcare Quality Improvement partnership (HQIP) has published National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit 2016.

This report aims to give an overall picture of the care provided to patients with oesophago-gastric cancer or oesophageal HGD by NHS services.

It provides information on:

  • The management of patients with HGD of the oesophagus
  • Routes to diagnosis for OG cancer patients, and their staging investigations
  • Treatment planning for OG cancer patients
  • Patterns of curative surgery, admissions to intensive care, and short-term outcomes
  • Use of radiotherapy in palliative treatment
  • Longer term survival after diagnosis with oesophago-gastric cancer.

Additional link: HQIP press release

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