Platelets as a Cancer Marker

Platelets as a Cancer Marker

A large, population-based study published in 2017 in the British Journal of General Practice has led to the emergence of raised platelet levels as a risk marker of cancer. The study showed that 12% of men and 6% of women with thrombocytosis were diagnosed with cancer...
A Letter to my Patient with Cancer

A Letter to my Patient with Cancer

Dear patient, I hope this letter finds you well. It seems foolish to ask if you remember me. I’m sure you couldn’t forget me if you tried. I’m the centrepiece of the worst memory of your life. I was the doctor who broke the news you were dreading,...

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