NICE Referral Guidelines for Pancreatic Cancer

NICE referral guidelines for pancreatic cancer were updated in June 2015 with specific management guidelines updated in 2018.  

Pancreatic cancer

Refer people using a suspected cancer referral (for an appointment within 2 weeks) for pancreatic cancer if they are age 40 and over and have jaundice [new 2015]

Consider an urgent direct access CT scan (to be performed within 2 weeks), or an urgent ultrasound scan if CT is not available, to assess for pancreatic cancer in people aged 60 and over with weight loss and any of the following:

Download a full copy of the NICE Referral for Cancer Guidelines here: NG12 Guidance 20150724