Cancer Keys: Salty Foods and Stomach Cancer Risk

Cancer Keys: Salty Foods and Stomach Cancer Risk

Latest articles:Eating too many foods that are high in salt such as salted meat, brined fish and pickled vegetables can increase the risk of stomach cancer. Higher rates of stomach cancer are found in countries like Japan and Korea, than in the UK, where these foods...

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Cancer Keys: RUQ Pain in Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer Keys: RUQ Pain in Pancreatic Cancer

Latest articles: Pancreatic cancer diagnoses can be missed due to the non-site specific nature of some early symptoms. However, according to CRUK, up to 70% of patients with pancreatic cancer initially visit the doctor with upper abdominal or back pain. Potential...

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34% of stomach cancer diagnoses have avoidable delays

Thursday 12th December 2019

The National Cancer Diagnosis Audit found that 34% of stomach cancer diagnoses had avoidable delays. This course is developed with and for primary care professionals to look at the different ways to assess and manage a patient’s potential stomach cancer diagnosis.

Follow the patient journey of Dave Healey from the initial visit to the GP to preparing for the referral appointment in secondary care. Find specialist commentary throughout the course from Medical Oncology Consultant, Dr Was Mansoor discussing risk factors, PPIs and the symptoms of stomach cancer.

The different aspects of the course will support you to:

    • Assess lifestyle and risk factors including identifying the most at risk demographic
    • Recognise the symptoms of stomach cancer
    • Explore the use of PPIs – read our cancer key on this
    • Evaluate the role of investigations and when to appropriately make suspected cancer referrals

Log in here to start now. Register here to access this course.

 

Find out more:

Find out more: start the GatewayC Stomach Cancer – Early Diagnosis here. Collect 1 CPD credit on completion of this course.

Read our Cancer Keys on Proton Pump Inhibitors in relation to investigating stomach cancer and how salty foods can increase risk for stomach cancer.

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