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Cancer Keys: Linking Hemianopia to Brain Tumours

Cancer Keys: Linking Hemianopia to Brain Tumours

A homonymous hemianopia is the loss of part of the field of vision on the same side, in both eyes. It frequently occurs to those with brain tumours, and to those who have suffered from a stroke or traumatic brain injuries. Potential pitfall: Visual field examinations...

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Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and Hepatosplenomegaly

Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and Hepatosplenomegaly

Swelling of the liver and spleen can be due to a number of causes such as infection, however in some cases it can be an indicator of leukaemia. A patient with an enlarged spleen may present with a feeling of discomfort or pain behind the left ribs and feel full very...

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Friday 23rd October 2020

Missed our free GatewayC webinar on Acute Leukaemia? Watch our recording here.

In this webinar GatewayC met Dr Amit Patel, a Consultant in Cellular Therapies and Stem Cell Transplantation, who answered key questions from our audience. These included:

  • If a patient has persistent fatigue, what level of duration should give you concern?
  • What sort of indicators should ring alarm bells in a full blood count?
  • Should I be concerned if my patient has mild macrocytosis with no change over three months?
  • Can epistaxis be a presenting feature of leukaemia?
  • How often do you palpate an enlarged spleen or enlarged lymph nodes?
  • Can folate deficiency mask macrocytosis?

Watch our free webinar here to learn more.

In our upcoming ‘Meet the Specialists’ series we will be speaking to Dr Ben Noble, Dr Anthony Cunliffe and Professor Gordon Jayson.

Find out more:

  • Watch GatewayC’s full webinar library here

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Latest from the Blog

Cancer Keys: Linking Hemianopia to Brain Tumours

Cancer Keys: Linking Hemianopia to Brain Tumours

A homonymous hemianopia is the loss of part of the field of vision on the same side, in both eyes. It frequently occurs to those with brain tumours, and to those who have suffered from a stroke or traumatic brain injuries. Potential pitfall: Visual field examinations...

read more
Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and Hepatosplenomegaly

Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and Hepatosplenomegaly

Swelling of the liver and spleen can be due to a number of causes such as infection, however in some cases it can be an indicator of leukaemia. A patient with an enlarged spleen may present with a feeling of discomfort or pain behind the left ribs and feel full very...

read more

Related Posts

Too young for bowel cancer?

Too young for bowel cancer?

Although bowel cancer is a disease that becomes more common in patients who are older, it is still possible to for the disease to develop in younger patients. Specialist viewpoint: GatewayC’s colorectal cancer course introduces Simon, a patient experiencing abdominal...

read more