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Hot Topics: lung cancer

Posted on: 23 Apr 2019
 

NICE has recently released guidance entitled ‘Lung cancer: diagnosis and management’ (NG122).

Steve Holmes captures the two key points of greatest interest to primary care clinicians:

  1. Smoking cessation: stressing the importance of offering Very Brief Advice, professional support and pharmacotherapy
  2. Early diagnosis: identifying those symptoms warranting urgent referral for CT scan and assessment

Listen to the podcast below.



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