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Thrombocytosis and cancer

Thrombocytosis and cancer

11th February 2022 The British Journal of General Practice suggests thrombocytosis is a risk marker of cancer in adults and is worthy of further investigation. Lung and colorectal cancer were the most commonly diagnosed cancers. There is a stronger association between...

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Headache: symptom of a brain tumour?

Headache: symptom of a brain tumour?

26th January 2022 Headaches alone are a very uncommon presentation of brain tumours, with only 7% of brain tumour patients presenting with just a headache. However, most patients will experience them at some point in their brain tumour journey. Headaches that are...

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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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