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Key questions on cervical cancer

Module summary
Gynaecologists Mr Fredric Willmott and Dr Rashna Chenoy answer questions from GP Dr Sara Ritchie on symptoms suggestive of cervical cancer, when hysterectomy is considered and responding to requests for smear tests.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on: 

  • Risk of cervical cancer with use of the combined oral contraceptive pill
  • Key symptoms that should alert you to the possibility of cervical cancer
  • How to respond to requests for smears from women who are too young to be included in NHS screening
  • When routine cervical length screening or cervical cerclage should be offered
Author

Mr Fredric Willmott is a specialist registrar at Newham University Hospital, London

Dr Rashna Chenoy is a consultant gynaecologist at Newham University Hospital, London

Dr Sara Ritchie is a GP in Stoke Newington, north London 

Date module published
05/11/2014
Module due for review
05/11/2016
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
Helpful
Katharine Townsend
09.08.2017.
Useful
Ammarah Hussain
22.07.2017.
quite good module gives answers to most questions asked by patients with cervical neoplasms, I would suggest this should be read by gps
Huchappa Muralidhara
20.06.2017.
Instructive
Norman Gordon
17.06.2017.
Useful
Shonagh Kutner
07.06.2017.