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Guideline debrief: cancer
This interactive case-based learning module covers the GP-relevant section of the NICE guidelines on cancer, using typical presentations and focusing on some of the important aspects of early cancer diagnosis.
To improve your understanding of the NICE guidance on the early diagnosis of cancer, including:
- Understanding the impact of social disadvantage on variation in cancer referrals
- Recognising the typical presentations
- When to refer for specialist opinion
- Providing information to patients
In this interactive module, you will learn as you work through real-life primary care patient scenarios. You will be assessed before starting the module and again at the end, to gauge how your knowledge has improved.
You don’t have to complete the module in one sitting. You can break off at any point mid-module and pick up again where you left off by pressing the Resume Module button alongside the module title in your Pulse Learning CPD log.
Dr Liliana Risi is a GP in east London, UK. She has been the GP cancer lead for Tower Hamlets CCG and was a member of the NICE guideline development group for the suspected cancer guidelines.