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Your weekly review of key GP guidance from MIMS
The way that GPs deal with suspected cases of cancer has been in the spotlight recently. There has been some criticism, most of it unfounded, but we can all do with a little help to make sure that those patients we suspect of having malignancy are managed appropriately.
This week's guidelines refer to the management of breast disorders, and will provide a valuable cut-out-and-keep reminder of current practice.
Features suggestive of malignancy include a discrete, measurable lump, - especially if it is hard and irregular, appears to be attached to skin or underlying tissue, or if there is any associated …