Cancer Keys: False negative chest X-rays

Cancer Keys: False negative chest X-rays

28th November 2018 False negative chest X-rays The main investigation for suspected lung cancer in primary care is a chest X-ray. However, reports show that some patients with normal chest X-rays still transpire to have lung cancer. Potential pitfall Although most...
Are COPD symptoms masking a lung cancer?

Are COPD symptoms masking a lung cancer?

2nd November 2018 Lung cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in the UK, yet the most common route to diagnosis is through emergency presentation. COPD and Lung Cancer Pre-existing conditions, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), can increase a person’s...