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Table 1 Audit of cancer conferences

From: Clinical audit of multidisciplinary care at a medium-sized hospital in Spain

Cancer conference Visited meetings Punctuality Durationa Attendeesa Specialties represented Qualified quorum Cases Time (min) per case+ Patientsb
Breast 19 +10 70 (40 to 95) 10 (4 to 13) 7 (4 to 10) 13 526 3 (2 to 4) 129
Dermatology 3 +5 28 (15 to 40) 7 (6 to 7) 6 (5 to 7) 2 15 6 (3 to 7) -
Gastrointestinal 12 −5 51 (40 to 75) 26 (7 to 31) 8 (5 to 11) 10 162 4 (2 to 7) 149
Gynecology 5 +5 46 (35 to 75) 7 (5 to 8) 5 (3 to 6) 2 53 4 (3 to 6) -
Head and neck 7 +5 49 (35 to 65) 10 (10 to 11) 7 (6 to 8) 7 64 5 (3 to 10) -
Hematology 11 +15 37 (12 to 75) 8 (5 to 11) 5 (4 to 6) 4 47 9 (6 to 13) -
Lung 12 +6 46 (30 to 75) 8 (3 to 11) 5 (3 to 7) 0 173 3 (2 to 5) -
Urology 3 0 48 (30 to 75) 14 (13 to 15) 7 (6 to 8) 1 19 7 (4 to 12) -
Sarcomas 5 +10 51 (40 to 75) 6 (4 to 9) 5 (4 to 8) 3 21 13 (8 to 18) -
Total 77 +5.6 min 46.8 min 10.4 6.1 42 1080 6 min -
  1. aAverage (range).
  2. bThis analysis could not be done for every cancer conference.