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This simple tool helps diagnose vague bowel symptoms

This simple tool helps diagnose vague bowel symptoms

Latest articles: Friday 25th October 2019 Last week a report on Combating Cancer highlighted Kelly Smith, who visited the GP seven times in 6 months presenting vague symptoms. Eventually she was diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer through A&E. Not fitting the...

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FIT vs gFOBTs: What’s changed? 

FIT vs gFOBTs: What’s changed? 

Latest articles: Friday 18th October 2019 The new Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) rolled out across England this year has a number of benefits in replacing the use of older guaiac-based faecal occult blood tests (gFOBTs). Is your practice up to date with the new...

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Cancer Keys

Cancer Keys: False negative FIT results

Cancer Keys: False negative FIT results

Latest articles: Whilst FIT can be a good indicator of bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and sometimes precursors of cancer, some symptomatic patients can still have false negative results. With this in mind, how should you proceed? Potential Pitfall A normal...

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Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and FBCs

Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and FBCs

Latest articles: Leukaemia is a cancer that begins in the bone marrow, leading to the over-production of white blood cells. A full blood count (FBC) can clearly indicate the presence of leukaemia. Potential Pitfall Some symptoms of leukaemia are those commonly caused...

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#hellomynameis – Tom, Senior Media Technologist

#hellomynameis – Tom, Senior Media Technologist

Latest articles: With communication at the heart of GatewayC and fundamental to improving patient care, this blog series focuses on introductions and reflections from the team behind the programme. In this post, we’re introducing Tom, Senior Media Technologist. Could...

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