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CANCER

Cancer diagnosis, treatment and follow-up including clinical reviews on breast, prostate, colorectal, ovarian and lung cancer aimed at primary care professionals. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

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Knowledge

Rheumatoid arthritis, rapid-acting insulin and chemoprevention of breast cancerExternal web site

The new treatment class for rheumatoid arthritis, rapid-acting insulin aspart and chemoprevention of...

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Knowledge

Oesophageal cancer, prescribing rules and women's health: update clinicalExternal web site

Oesophageal cancer, prescribing rules and women’s health are all covered in this article from the April...

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Knowledge

Identifying oral cancerExternal web site

This article by dental nurse and advisor at the Oral Health Foundation, Karen Coates, discusses how...

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Knowledge

End of life care scenario: managing hepatic failureExternal web site

As GPs become more and more involved with palliative care, they are having to deal with more complex...

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Red flags

Fever in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Fever in adults can have potentially serious causes, ranging from sepsis to malignancy. Dr Pipin Singh...

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Patient Case Study

Dermatology: five pictorial cases and outcomesExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm presents five illustrated cases of skin conditions, with case histories and outcomes...

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Knowledge

Paediatric problems: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of haemangioma, atopic eczema, rhabdomyosarcoma and precocious puberty are highlighted...

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Clinical Review

Endometrial cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman considers risk factors for endometrial cancer and management...

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Knowledge

Sepsis, diabetes in children and diagnosing lung problems: update clinicalExternal web site

Managing suspected sepsis, referring children with potential diabetes, diagnosing lung problems, and...

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Red flags

Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Postcoital bleeding may have a serious cause. Dr Pipin Singh explores questions to ask, investigations...

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Clinical Review

Lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr David Breen and Dr Vincent Brennan covers the diagnosis and management of lung cancer...

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Red flags

Night sweats - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This ‘red flags’ article by Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the possible causes of night sweats...

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Knowledge

Physical activity advice, antibiotics, and cervical screening: update clinicalExternal web site

Advice on behaviour change, meningitis vaccination for school pupils, diabetes prevention and HPV vaccination...

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Knowledge

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics and antibiotic useExternal web site

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics, hormone therapy for transgender patients and targets for cutting...

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Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recently published or updated clinical guidance...

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Knowledge

SGLT2s and ketonuria, valproate in pregnancy and new myeloma drugExternal web site

Advice on prescribing SGLT2 inhibitors, valproate in pregnancy and ezetimibe, as well as new drugs for...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on melanomaExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on assessment and management of...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on prostate cancerExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi describes how to implement the NICE quality standard on the care of men with suspected...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: NICE guidelines on recognition and referral of suspected cancerExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell outlines how to implement the latest NICE guidance on the recognition and referral of...

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Knowledge

Diagnostic imaging and cancer riskExternal web site

Dr Rajiv Ghurye and colleagues explain the radiation delivered by X-rays and CT scans to help GPs and...

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Audio

Genetic risk in breast cancerExternal web site

Dr Caroline Richardson explains genetic risk in breast cancer and outlines the surgical options available...

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Knowledge

Head and neck tumours: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of head and neck tumours including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are...

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Expert Perspective

Hodgkin's lymphoma - haematologyExternal web site

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of Hodgkin’s lymphoma is important, says consultant haematologist Dr...

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Patient Case Study

Pancreatic glucagonomaExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin describes a rare case of pancreatic glucagonoma, which initially presented with symptoms...

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Red flags

Vomiting in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suchita Shah highlights the red flag symptoms associated with vomiting in adults that may indicate...

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Patient Case Study

Upper extremity DVTExternal web site

Dr Nonye Agomo describes a case of upper extremity DVT, providing learning points for GPs on presenting...

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Knowledge

Primary care's role in cancer: hot topic December 2015External web site

Dr Richard Roope outlines the expanding role of primary healthcare professionals in diagnosis and management...

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Knowledge

Cancer mortality, diabetes complications and risks of working long hoursExternal web site

Improved cancer mortality, risk of blindness and amputation in diabetes, safer prescribing and cardiovascular...

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Clinical Interview

Dermatology clinical Q&A December 2015External web site

Dr Brian Malcolm, GP with a special interest in dermatology, describes his role and answers questions...

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Knowledge

Male genital problems: illustratedExternal web site

Conditions affecting male genitalia, including balanitis, phimosis, epididymal cyst and thrush are highlighted...

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Audio

Genetic testing and breast cancer preventionExternal web site

Dr Clare Turnbull presents key learning points on familial risk of breast cancer. This 20-minute activity...

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Audio

`I've had this cough': lung cancer diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Jaishree Bhosle presents key learning points for GPs on diagnosis of lung cancer. This 35-minute...

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Audio

The C Word: cancer diagnosis in general practiceExternal web site

Dr Ishani Patel presents key learning points for GPs on optimising cancer diagnosis, and providing...

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Expert Perspective

Multiple myelomaExternal web site

Dr Charlotte Attwood and Dr Shirley D’Sa outline the diagnosis and management of multiple myeloma. Tips...

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Patient Case Study

Male breast cancer case studyExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin describes a case of male breast cancer. Key learning points for healthcare professionals...

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Clinical Review

Cervical cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Mr Manas Chakrabarti and Mr Andy Nordin reviews the diagnosis and management of cervical...

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Red flags

Breast lumps - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of the red flag symptoms associated with breast...

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Red flags

Cervical lymphadenopathy - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of red flags in cervical lymphadenopathy including...

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Knowledge

Familial breast cancerExternal web site

Dr Helen Hanson provides an update on familial risk of breast cancer, and BRCA testing. Key learning...

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Red flags

Diplopia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the red flag symptoms to look out for in presentations of double vision (diplopia)...

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Clinical Review

Colorectal cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Shelize Khakoo and colleagues provide an overview of the diagnosis and management...

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Clinical Review

Brain tumours: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Scheryll Alken and colleagues provide an overview of the diagnosis and management...

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Red flags

Changing moles - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article, updated in September 2016, Dr Nigel Stollery provides an overview of red flag symptoms...

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Red flags

Unintentional weight loss - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh summarises the recognition and initial management of unintentional weight loss in primary...

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Clinical Review

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr Mary Gleeson and Professor David Cunningham cover the diagnosis...

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Knowledge

Recognising retinoblastomaExternal web site

In this article Mr Ashwin Reddy advises on how to recognise and appropriately manage retinoblastoma...

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Clinical Review

Non-small cell lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in September 2016 by Dr Nadia Yousaf, discusses the diagnosis and management of...

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Clinical Review

Acoustic neuroma: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Mr Samuel Leong and Mr Ahmed Youssef covers the diagnosis and management of acoustic...

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Clinical Review

Malignant melanoma: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr James Langtry covers the presentation, diagnosis and management of cutaneous malignant melanoma...

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Clinical Review

Ovarian cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Miss Jane Borley and Miss Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami covers the symptoms suggestive of ovarian...