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Are lung metastases visible on a chest X-ray?

Are lung metastases visible on a chest X-ray?

28 July 2022 The lungs are the second most common site of secondary breast cancer and presenting symptoms of lung metastases can be vague. Common symptoms such as cough, chest pain and shortness of breath have many different causes. A chest X-ray is a useful...

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Prostate cancer: who is most at risk?

Prostate cancer: who is most at risk?

21 July 2022 Prostate cancer accounts for 27% of all new cancer cases in males in the UK, with around 52,300 new diagnoses each year. Black men have a higher risk of prostate cancer Prostate cancer risk is higher in Black males compared with White or Asian males....

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Can blood tests identify lung cancer?

Can blood tests identify lung cancer?

14th June 2022 A Full Blood Count (FBC) can help to identify cancer, but normal test results do not exclude the possibility of cancer. There are a number of test results which should be of concern, including: Anaemia Raised platelets Abnormal liver function Many...

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Bone sarcoma and the symptoms

Bone sarcoma and the symptoms

1st June 2022 Bone sarcoma is rare; with around 650 diagnoses in the UK each year. Bone sarcomas account for just 0.2% of all cancer diagnoses. Incidence rates are highest in people over 75 years of age, however, there is also a peak in younger patients aged 10-19....

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