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MGUS and Myeloma: What’s the link?

MGUS and Myeloma: What’s the link?

15th February 2019 MGUS is a benign condition which does not usually require treatment. However, a small number of patients diagnosed with MGUS will go on to develop myeloma. Understanding MGUS Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a benign...

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Cancer Keys: False negative chest X-rays

Cancer Keys: False negative chest X-rays

28th November 2018 False negative chest X-rays The main investigation for suspected lung cancer in primary care is a chest X-ray. However, reports show that some patients with normal chest X-rays still transpire to have lung cancer. Potential pitfall Although most...

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Are COPD symptoms masking a lung cancer?

Are COPD symptoms masking a lung cancer?

2nd November 2018 Lung cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in the UK, yet the most common route to diagnosis is through emergency presentation. COPD and Lung Cancer Pre-existing conditions, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), can increase a person’s...

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Too young for bowel cancer?

Too young for bowel cancer?

23rd October 2018 Although bowel cancer is a disease that becomes more common in patients who are older, it is still possible to for the disease to develop in younger patients. Specialist viewpoint: GatewayC’s 'Colorectal Cancer - Early Diagnosis' course introduces...

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