WICKED’ (Wales Interventions and Cancer Knowledge
Wales has poorer outcomes for cancer survival than other countries, with late cancer diagnosis thought to be a significant factor. Early cancer diagnosis is critical as it results in the detection of cancers at a stage when they easier to treat and manage, leading to better survival. Late cancer dia
Charity information: Cancer Research Wales
Late diagnosis of Cancer in Wales
This programme of research aims to develop and evaluate educational intervention tools within the primary care setting, aimed at achieving earlier referral and diagnosis of symptomatic cancer in Wales, thereby helping to improve survival.
Develop and evaluate educational intervention tools within the primary care setting.
Activities» The development and evaluation of primary care interventions to expedite the diagnosis of symptomatic cancer in Wales
What success will look like
Through our top rate publications that may lead to changes in policy and practice with the welsh healthcare system.
Diagnosing Cancer earlier so improving life expectancy of Cancer patients. We will demonstrate this through improved diagnosis and improved statistics on cancer survival.
Scientists may not identify the problems in the healthcare system. However this could be rectified by a Peer review process.
Through our Cancer Research Wales publications and reports.
Budget - Project Cost: £800,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £800,000 Scientific Research Laboratory based research
Velindre Cancer Centre Cardiff, Swansea University and Bangor University
Cancer patients in Wales and world wide
We are a Welsh Cancer Research Charity and all our funding gets invested into Welsh laboratories.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Professor Richard Neal , Bangor University
Programme Grant Coordinator
Cancer Research Wales funds pioneering research here in Wales. It’s world-class and it’s local. So the developments we make in early diagnosis, treatment and cure will benefit cancer patients in Wales, and across the world.