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FIT vs gFOBTs: What’s changed? 

FIT vs gFOBTs: What’s changed? 

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 processes associated with...

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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...

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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...

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Cancer Keys: Prostate cancer and family history

Cancer Keys: Prostate cancer and family history

27th June 2019 Prostate cancer and family history Family history can play a helpful role within a potential prostate cancer diagnosis, when symptoms alone can be vague. Potential pitfall Some of the early symptoms of prostate cancer could be associated with a less...

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Cancer Keys: Prostate cancer and nocturia

Cancer Keys: Prostate cancer and nocturia

12th June 2019 Many men with early prostate cancer don’t have any obvious signs or symptoms. However, early symptoms can present if the cancer grows near the urethra and presses against it, changing urination. Potential pitfall Prostate cancer is predominately a...

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