Table 1


Diagnosis: Presenting as

Session 1:

Session 2:

1. Lung cancer: haemoptysis

1. Colorectal cancer: Iron deficiency Anaemia

2. Non cancer patient: repeat prescription

2. Lung cancer: Smoker with stridor

3. Colorectal cancer: Diarrhoea and rectal bleeding

3. Breast cancer: Paget's disease presenting in the context of a history of atopic eczema

4. Colorectal cancer: Persistent diarrhoea

4. Lung cancer: Ex-smoker with cough and loss of appetite of 3 months duration

5. Breast cancer: Breast lump

5. Colorectal cancer: Diarrhoea and abdominal mass

6. Lung cancer: hoarseness, dyspnea, fatigue and unexplained weight loss

6. Non cancer patient: haemorrhoids

Jiwa et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2009 9:54   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-9-54

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