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Could you spot bowel cancer in younger patients?

Could you spot bowel cancer in younger patients?

12th April 2021 Younger patients often do not fit the criteria for a suspected cancer pathway referral. However, every year over 2,500 younger people are diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK. According to Bowel Cancer UK, this is only around 6% of those diagnosed,...

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Meet the specialists: headache or brain tumour Q&A

Meet the specialists: headache or brain tumour Q&A

23rd March 2021 Missed our free GatewayC Live webinar? Watch our recording here. In this webinar, GatewayC met Dr Catherine McBain, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Rajiv Mohanraj, Consultant Neurologist at the Greater...

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Cancer Keys: Cancer and Dyspepsia

Cancer Keys: Cancer and Dyspepsia

28th February 2020 Whilst dyspepsia is commonplace in general practice, it can sometimes be an indicator of stomach or oesophageal cancers. Potential pitfall: Typically, dyspepsia may be associated with common and less serious triggers such as lifestyle factors or...

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Cancer Keys: Thrombocytosis and L.E.G.O

Cancer Keys: Thrombocytosis and L.E.G.O

24th February 2020 Reactive thrombocytosis can be indicator for several underlying causes, which are either self-limiting or serious. These can include infection (e.g. H.pylori), inflammation, blood loss, anaemia and a number of cancers. Helpful hint Depending on the...

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Cancer Keys: Salty Foods and Stomach Cancer Risk

Cancer Keys: Salty Foods and Stomach Cancer Risk

Eating too many foods that are high in salt such as salted meat, brined fish and pickled vegetables can increase the risk of stomach cancer. Higher rates of stomach cancer are found in countries like Japan and Korea, than in the UK, where these foods are more popular....

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