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HPV: What are the common myths?

HPV: What are the common myths?

20th January 2022 Lots of women have never heard of human papillomavirus (HPV), for many the first time they hear about HPV is upon their diagnosis after receiving smear test results. A HPV diagnosis can often carry psychological symptoms such as fear, guilt, shame,...

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New-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer

New-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer

18th November 2021 Potential pitfall: Diabetes, especially Type 2, is common among the general population. However, unexplained new-onset diabetes should be investigated as a possible indicator of pancreatic cancer. It is also important to ask patients about other...

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Myeloma and C.R.A.B

Myeloma and C.R.A.B

30th September 2021 C.R.A.B is the acronym designed to simplify the most typical clinical manifestations of multiple myeloma. Clinicians should consider the following indicators in a potential myelomadiagnosis: C: Calcium – hypercalcaemia Symptoms include: excessive...

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How reliable is the CA125?

How reliable is the CA125?

23rd July 2021 While the CA125 blood test is useful for diagnosing and monitoring people with ovarian cancer, 25% of ​patients with ovarian cancers will have a normal CA125 level. Therefore, the CA125 test alone is not an accurate diagnostic tool ​and primary care...

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