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1.5 CPD hours
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1 CPD hour
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Challenges in cancer

Module summary
Dr Richard Roope, RCGP clinical lead for cancer, discusses five of the biggest primary care challenges and offers advice on each.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on challenges in cancer, including:

  • The lowering of referral thresholds
  • Alternative medicine for cancer treatment
  • Aspirin’s role in cancer prevention
  • The significance of raised platelet counts
Author

Dr Richard Roope is a GP in Portsmouth and RCGP clinical lead for cancer.

Date module published
28/08/2015
Module due for review
28/08/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very informative
Vernette Buffong
19.07.2017.
Very good
Islam Majid
02.07.2017.
Very good
Hayley Wright
12.03.2017.
Good
William Capper
05.02.2017.
very useful
Anthony Toovey
01.02.2017.