Following his work as Topic Advisor for the recently updated and published NICE Colorectal Cancer Guidelines, Justin is looking forward to working again with NICE in 2021 as an expert member of the NICE Quality Standards in Colorectal Cancer working group.
Given that several people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every hour in the UK, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms that are key to look out for and that require further investigation. This is especially important given that bowel cancer is a potentially curable disease. Information about this can be found at:
In addition, further information is available on the BowelCancerUK website at:
Justin is delighted to have been appointed Fellow in Clinical Medicine at Downing College, Cambridge. This is in view of his educational and research activities, and he is responsible for the postgraduate students in Clinical Medicine.
Justin is the Principal Investigator at Addenbrooke’s Hospital for the COVIDSurg research project, which is an international group of surgical teams exploring the impact of COVID-19 on specialist surgical services.
The paper investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of colorectal cancer surgery during the pandemic is now published, and can be found at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/codi.15431
As part of Justin’s role as Topic Advisor for the Nice Colorectal Cancer Guidelines Committee, he is pleased to have contributed to the development of patient decision aid to help those with Lynch Syndrome in answering the question of whether to consider taking aspirin or not to reduce the chance of getting bowel cancer.
This NICE decision aid resource can be found at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng151/resources
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