Pancreatic Cancer UK March 2019 GPs Omnibus Survey
Only one in ten GPs (11%) say they have the tools they need to detect pancreatic cancer at a stage at which it is possible to treat.
  • Only one in ten GPs (11%) say they have the tools they need to detect pancreatic cancer at a stage at which it is possible to treat, while half (54%) report that they have some of the tools, but could do with more. One in four (28%) say they do not have the tools needed to detect pancreatic cancer at a treatable stage.
  • Half of GPs (51%) say they do not think the new target set out in the NHS Long-term Plan - for all cancer patients to receive a definitive diagnosis or a ruling out of cancer within 28 days - is realistic for patients with pancreatic cancer. In contrast, one in five (22%) say that the target is realistic, while one in four (27%) say they don’t know.
  • Just 3% of GPs feel very confident in detecting the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer in a patient. Three in ten GPs (62%) say they feel fairly confident, and one in three say they feel unconfident (32%).
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Date Published
26/04/2019
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Client
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 1,007 GPs using online surveys between 12th January and 27th March 2019.  Data are regionally representative of GPs in the UK. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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