Red Flags for Gynaecological Cancers
Doctors Lisa and Sara speak with Dr Uma Marthi who is a GP with a Specialist Interest in Gynaecology about red flags for gynaecological cancers. We discuss some cases based on real patients that involve cervical, vaginal and endometrial cancers. We’ll be recording a separate episode around the varied presentations of Ovarian cancer.
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NICE guidelines for Red Flags for Gynaecological Cancers (Updated Dec 2021): https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng12/chapter/Recommendations-organised-by-site-of-cancer#gynaecological-cancers
Cancer Research UK: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/
Jo’s Trust for Cervical Cancer: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/
The Eve Appeal: UK Charity funding research and raising awareness of the five gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal: https://eveappeal.org.uk/
Go Girls: UK Charity Supporting Women with Gynaecological Cancers: https://www.gogirlssupport.org/
BMJ Research Article: Prevalence of cervical disease at age 20 after immunisation with bivalent HPV vaccine at age 12-13 in Scotland: retrospective population study (April 2019): https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l1161
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