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Key questions LIVE: NICE cancer guidelines

Module summary
Professor Willie Hamilton answered your questions on the NICE cancer guidelines, and cancer diagnosis and referral during a livechat session.
Learning objectives

This module featured Professor Willie Hamilton answering your questions on cancer diagnosis and referral live, including:

  • Faecal occult blood testing in primary care 
  • Cancer referral 'hit rates' - what percentage to expect
  • Chest X-ray or CT scan for suspected lung cancer - which is best?
  • Cervical smears in women under 25

This module will remain free until Wednesday 15 July, 09.00

Professor Willie Hamilton is a GP in Exeter and professor of primary care diagnostics at the University of Exeter. He was clinical lead on the guideline development group for the NICE guidelines on suspected cancer
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
good module
Subathira Ratnarajan
Difficult format to follow.
Christopher Robinson
good module simple and with good explanation
Satya Murthy
Adem Akyol
it has helped a lot with both generalised and specifc question i had regarding cancer care. it was very helpful. ty
Treena Jones