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Ovarian cancer casebook (1.5 CPD hours)



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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