Referral Form

If you suspect cancer please complete the following form and submit via eRS — Breast Suspected Cancer e-Referral Form


Breast cancer

Referral criteria

Refer using suspected cancer pathway if:

  • aged > 30 years and:
    • unexplained breast lump with or without pain
  • aged ≥ 50 years with any of the following symptoms in one nipple only:
    • discharge
    • retraction
    • or other changes of concern (e.g. Paget's)

Consider cancer pathway referral:

  • with skin changes that suggest breast cancer
  • in people aged ≥ 30 years with an unexplained axillary lump


Advice and Guidance is being made available for all specialties, and is being provided by consultant specialists at East Kent Hospitals.  To make a request or to check to if a query has been answered, you will need to log in via the electronic Referral System (eRS)

Click here for the "how to access" e-Referral Advice and Guidance Manual for instructions on how to make a request and check responses

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