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Cancer diagnosis – Hot topics (1.5 CPD hours)

Full CPD module

Find out how to use cancer risk scoring tools to reduce the chance of missing a diagnosis in this interactive module based on three case histories

Learning objectives

To provide an update on:

  • The impact of late diagnosis on outcomes in cancer
  • The limited usefulness of red flags in assessing cancer risk
  • The role of cancer risk scoring tools to guide treatment decisions
  • The use of two such tools: the cancer risk assessment tool and QCancer



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