Indications for 'early' referral (i.e. within 4 weeks):
N.B. In women over 45 years with persistent abdominal pain or distension, ovarian cancer should be considered and a pelvic examination performed.
Where a patient is given a diagnosis of gynaecological cancer, the patient’s GP will be informed by the end of the next working day. The call is made to the GP practice and if unable to talk to the GP directly a message is left with the receptionist with contact details of the CNS in case there are questions. This policy applies to both In-Patients and Out-Patients.