World Cancer Day 2021

4th February 2021

The 4th of February 2021 marks World Cancer Day 2021. This year, the theme #IAmAndIWill encourages us to recognise our own commitments to improving cancer outcomes.

GatewayC now has over 19 free online cancer education courses which can help primary care professionals improve patient outcomes and facilitate earlier diagnosis.

Have you registered and completed our courses?

Our latest courses provide 3 CPD hours to support your appraisal and/or revalidation.

Our Ovarian Cancer – Early Diagnosis course covers:

  • Initial presentation
  • Common and atypical symptoms
  • Differential diagnoses, including irritable bowel syndrome and colorectal cancer
  • Genetic risk factors
  • Appropriate investigations, including the CA125 test

Access this course for free here.

Our Managing Physical Effects course covers:

  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Lymphoedema
  • Cardiac health
  • Bone health
  • Management of the above within primary care

Access this course for free here.

Our Oesophageal Cancer – Early Diagnosis course covers:

  • Symptoms, including dysphagia
  • Investigations and treatments
  • Risk factors, including Barrett’s oesophagus
  • COVID-19 update

Access this course for free here.

All of our courses are completely free to access for all primary care professionals based in England. All of our courses and webinars are fully funded by Health Education England.

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