Changes after publication
June 2015: Recommendations 1.1.2‑5 have been replaced by section 1.1 in the NICE guideline on suspected cancer.
March 2013: Minor maintenance.
October 2012: Correction of minor typographical error.
August 2012: Recommendation 1.1.5 was amended to reflect the requirement for immediate referral for superior vena cava obstruction and stridor.
December 2011: Minor maintenance.