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GPs urged to suspect cancer in over-60s with weight loss

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One problem is that many just think weight loss = referral for CT chest abdo pelvis, forgetting the old fashioned history and examination which usually leads to more appropriate targeted investigation. I have a friend who is a radiologist who tells me that radiology services are overwhelmed by demand for this blunderbuss approach which has a very low yield.

Posted date

11 Apr 2018

Posted time

8:08am

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