Blogs and Cancer Keys

General

Browse through our blogs using these categories

Are bone metastases visible on an X-ray?

Are bone metastases visible on an X-ray?

14th July 2021 The most common site of secondary breast cancer is the bone. While breast cancer can metastasise to any bone, the most commonly affected areas are the: spine ribs skull pelvis upper bones of the arms and legs. Bone metastases may be picked up on a plain...

read more
5 tips to treat infection and lymphoedema

5 tips to treat infection and lymphoedema

9th July 2021 Lymphoedema may affect one or more limbs and corresponding quadrants of the trunk, face, breast and genitals. GatewayC’s 'Managing Physical Effects' course provides guidance on how to treat infection and lymphoedema. This includes guidance on: Dosage of...

read more

Cancer Keys

Browse through our Cancer Keys

Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and FBCs

Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and FBCs

28th August 2019 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...

read more
Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and Bruising

Cancer Keys: Leukaemia and Bruising

28th August 2019 Leukaemia is a cancer that begins in the bone marrow, leading to the over production of white blood cells. This can negatively affect the blood’s platelet count and in turn, impact the blood's ability to clot. Potential Pitfall Many of us experience...

read more

Personal Stories

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.