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Cancer

GPCE keynote webinar: Symptoms and signs that might be lung cancer – a new guide to optimal investigation and referral in general practice – 2 December 2020

2 December 2020, 7:00pm - 8:00pm AEDT | RACGP: 2pts| ACRRM: 1hr Symptoms of lung cancer are often vague and can be overlooked, however, early and rapid investigation and referral is necessary for optimal patient outcomes. How can we give ourselves the best chance of identifying possible lung cancer in our busy primary care practice?

Referrals to Familial Cancer Centres for BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing

Hereditary mutations of the tumour suppressor genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 can lead to an elevated risk of breast cancer. This education explores how to identify affected patients with a family history of cancer, and provides an overview of how Familial Cancer Centres can assist these patients through genetic testing and risk management.

Referrals to Familial Cancer Centres for Lynch syndrome risk assessment

Lynch syndrome is an inherited genetic mutation that increases an individual's risk of various cancers. This education explores how to identify affected patients with a family history of cancer, and provides an overview of how Familial Cancer Centres can assist these patients through genetic testing and risk management.

Shining a light on sun-damaged skin: Recognising and managing non-melanoma skin cancer and other effects of sun-damaged skin

Sun damage caused by ultraviolet radiation is linked to a number of common conditions such as solar keratosis, skin cancer, and photoaging. This module looks at the prevention, diagnosis, and management of common non-melanoma skin conditions in general practice, and will help GPs identify when a specialist referral is necessary.

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