Cancer Keys: Cancer and Dyspepsia

Cancer Keys: Cancer and Dyspepsia

28th February 2020 Whilst dyspepsia is commonplace in general practice, it can sometimes be an indicator of stomach or oesophageal cancers. Potential pitfall: Typically, dyspepsia may be associated with common and less serious triggers such as lifestyle factors or...
Cancer Keys: Thrombocytosis and L.E.G.O

Cancer Keys: Thrombocytosis and L.E.G.O

24th February 2020 Reactive thrombocytosis can be indicator for several underlying causes, which are either self-limiting or serious. These can include infection (e.g. H.pylori), inflammation, blood loss, anaemia and a number of cancers. Helpful hint Depending on the...