You have been referred to this clinic by your GP or healthcare professional because you have suspected cancer symptoms. Your first appointment at this clinic will be within two weeks of the initial referral.
When is the clinic held?
The clinic is held every Monday and Friday.
Where is the clinic?
The clinic is held at Harefield Hospital in the outpatients department, which is within the Anzac Centre.
What happens at the clinic?
Your initial appointment will be with a consultant, who will discuss your symptoms and schedule some tests for you. The tests may be on the same day as your initial appointment or you may need to come back to the hospital for the tests at a later date. The tests you will have are:
- a CT scan
- blood tests
- a lung function test.
Depending on the results of these tests, you may be brought back for further tests. These could include:
- further scans
- a bronchoscopy (camera test).
If the results of your tests show that your symptoms are not cancer-related then you could be:
- monitored in the lung cancer clinic
- referred on to the appropriate service either at the hospital or elsewhere
- sent back to your GP or healthcare professional
- brought back to the clinic for a follow-up appointment.
Referring a patient
To refer a patient to the clinic you should complete one of the forms below and fax it to 01895 828690 marked to the attention of Dr Jaymin Morjaria.
Printed form - you can print this version, fill it in and then fax to the above details.
For queries about the lung cancer clinic you should contact: