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Where this information about cancer tests comes from

This page tells you about the major sources of information that we use to put together this section of Cancer Research UK's patient information.

About this section

All our information is checked by cancer specialists. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the end of this list. We also try to find patients to review all our sections.

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National Cancer Institute – USA

National Institute of Diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases – USA

The Royal College of Radiologists

St Mark’s Hospital



The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures (8th Edition)
L Dougherty and S Lister
Wiley-Black, 2011

Principles and practice of oncology (10th edition)
De Vita VT, Hellman S. and Rosenberg SA.
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2014


Specialist reviewers

Dr David Gilligan, Consultant oncologist
Dr Prem Mahendra Consultant haematologist
Dr Nazia Mohammed, Consultant oncologist
Mr Sam Penry, BSc (Hons), Senior diagnostic radiographer



Dee McLean – MeDee Art, Medical Illustration

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Updated: 18 May 2015