Selected Recent Publications

  • Bailey S, Ukoumunne O, Shephard E, Hamilton W. Clinical relevance of thrombocytosis in primary care: a prospective cohort study of cancer incidence using UK electronic medical records and cancer registry data. Br J Gen Pract 2017; 67: e40-5-13.

  • Benton SC, Butler P, Allen K, et al. GP participation in increasing uptake in a national bowel cancer screening programme: the PEARL project. Br J Cancer 2017; 116: 1551-1557

  • Duffy SW, Dibden A, Michalopoulos D, Offman J, Parmar D, Jenkins J, Collins B, Robson T, Scorfield S, Green K, Hall C, Liao XH, Ryan M, Johnson F, Stevens G, Kearins O, Sellars S, Patnick J. Screen detection of ductal carcinoma in situ and subsequent incidence of invasive interval breast cancers: a retrospective population-based study. Lancet Oncol. 2016;17:109-14.

  • Friedemann Smith C, Whitaker KL, Winstanley K, Wardle J. Smokers are less likely than non-smokers to seek help for a lung cancer 'alarm' symptom. Thorax. 2016 Jul;71(7):659-6

  • Green T, Atkin K, Macleod U.  GPs’ perceptions and experiences of public awareness campaigns for cancer: a qualitative enquiry. Health Expectations 2016; 19: 377-87

  • Martins T, Hamilton WT. The influence of ethnicitiy on diagnosis of cancer. Fam Pract 2016; 33: 325-6

  • Massat NJ, Dibden A, Parmar D, Cuzick J, Sasieni PD, Duffy SW. Impact of Screening on Breast Cancer Mortality: The UK Program 20 Years On. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 25:455-62

  • Niksic M, Rachet B, Duffy SW, Quaresma M, Møller H, Forbes LJ. Is cancer survival associated with cancer symptom awareness and barriers to seeking medical help in England? An ecological study. Br J Cancer. 2016; 115: 876-86

  • Niksic M, Rachet B, Warburton FG, Forbes LJL. Ethnic differences in cancer symptom awareness and barriers to seeking medical help in England. Br J Cancer 2016; 115: 136-44

  • Sheringham J, Sequeira R, Myles J, Hamilton W, McDonnell J, Offman J, Duffy S, Raine R. Variations in GPs’ Decisions to Investigate Suspected Lung Cancer: A Factorial Experiment Using Multimedia Vignettes. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016; 26: 449-59
  • Walker S. Hamilton W. Risk of cervical cancer in symptomatic women aged ≥40 in primary care: A case-control study using electronic records. European Journal of Cancer Care 2017 May;26(3). doi: 10.1111/ecc.12706