Rapid Cancer Diagnostic and Assessment Pathways

Rapid Diagnostic Centres

NHS England and NHS improvement have published Rapid Diagnostic Centre vision and 2019/20 implementation specification.

Cancer Pathways

These documents set out how diagnosis within 14 days and diagnosis within 28 days can be achieved for the colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer pathways.

Implementing a timed colorectal cancer diagnostic pathway

Implementing a timed lung cancer diagnostic pathway

Implementing a timed prostate cancer diagnostic pathway

This document sets out how the 28 day standard can be achieved for oesophago-gastric cancer patients, in preparation for full monitoring against the standard from April 2020.

Implementing a timed oesophago-gastric cancer diagnostic pathway