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Table 1 Review search terms

From: Ethnic inequalities in time to diagnosis of cancer: a systematic review

Population Exposure Comparison Outcome
Terms relating to cancer : Cancer, Neoplasm, Malignant Neoplasm, tumour, Malignant tumour, Astrocytoma, Adenocarcinoma, Glioma, Mesothelioma, Medulloblastoma, Myeloma, Melanoma, Neuroblastoma, Sarcoma, Nonmelanoma, Osteosarcoma, Teratoma, Seminoma, Hodgkin, leuk?emia, Lymphoma, Retinoblastoma Terms defining ethnic minorities in the UK: Ethnic* Race* Cultural groups, white Irish, other whites, African British, Black* Black Caribbean, British Caribbean, Asian*, Indian, British, Indian, Pakistani, British Pakistani, Bangladeshi, British, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Mixed race Ethnic majority in the UK: Ethnic* Race* Cultural groups, White British Terms relating to intervals of cancer diagnosis: Duration of symptom; Interval of symptoms; Time; Delay; Late; Postpone; and Wait to Symptom, Presentation, Attendance, Consultation, Appointment, Diagnosis, Detection, Treatment, Intervention, Referral. Other terms; Gate keeping, primary care