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Key questions on gynaecological cancers (1.5 CPD hours)

Gynaecological surgeon Professor Martin Widschwendter and colleagues answer GP Dr Pam Brown's questions on managing gynaecological cancers.

Learning objectives

This module will give a primary care focused overview of managing gynaecological cancers, including:

  • Examining the cervix and when to refer for colposcopy
  • Identifying women with bloating or distension due to ovarian cancer
  • Managing elevated CA125
  • Examinging the vulva for lichen sclerosus
  • Identifying risk factors for vulval and endometrial cancer

This module will be free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 26 October 2011.


Professor Martin Widschwendter is head of the women's cancer department at University College London and a gynaecological oncology consultant surgeon at University College London Hospital

Dr Pam Brown is a GP in Swansea

This article was co-authored with Dr Emma Edmonds, consultant dermatologist at UCLH;

Dr Nicola MacDonald, consultant gynaecological oncologist at UCLH and centre lead;

Mr Ranjit Manchanda, gynaecological oncology subspecialty trainee at UCLH;

Dr Mary McCormack, consultant clinical oncologist at UCLH;

Professor Usha Menon, head of the Gynaecological Cancer Research Centre at UCL;

Dr Tim Mould, consultant gynaecological oncologist at UCLH;

and Dr Adeola Olaitan, consultant gynaecological oncologist at UCLH.

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