RCGP, Gateway C and Leukaemia Care blood cancer diagnosis and ‘Spot Leukaemia’ webinars
Co-hosted by North of England and South West of England RCGP faculties with leukaemia Care. Open to all England RCGP members
Webinars will be saved as ongoing learning and hosted in video on the RCGP digital learning platform on the RCGP website to accompany and support the content of e-learning modules.
Chronic leukaemia and blood cancer early diagnosis
Date: Wednesday 7th October
Length: 90 minutes
Acute leukaemia and blood cancer early diagnosis
Date: Wednesday 21st October
Length: 1 hour
Dr Sarah Taylor (Cancer Research UK GP and GatewayC GP Lead), Dr Anit Patel (Consultant in Cellular Therapies and Stem Cell Transplantation), and Nick York (Patient Advocacy Healthcare Liaison Officer at Leukaemia Care) will discuss the importance of early diagnosis and safety netting in acute leukaemia.
We will discuss:
- Why early diagnosis is important
- Symptoms and risk factors
- Responding to an abnormal full blood count
- Safety netting the patient