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Ovarian cancer casebook (1.5 CPD hours)

Gynaecological surgeon Dr Sean Kehoe considers ovarian cancer in primary care.

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Gynaecological surgeon Dr Sean Kehoe considers ovarian cancer in primary care.

Learning objectives


This module will refresh your knowledge of ovarian cancer, using primary care case histories to cover:

  • Identifying combinations of symptoms that should alert you to ovarian cancer
  • Investigating the patient with physical examination, ultrasound and a CA125 test
  • Assessing a woman's risk given a positive family history
  • Managing a pre-menopausal, non-high risk woman who requests screening
  • Discussing prognosis with a patient

Author
Dr Sean Kehoe is a surgeon and part of the Gynaecological Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and president of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society

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