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Recent advances in genetic testing: how does it work?

Last year, my practice started offering genetic testing to patients in partnership with a US-based genetic testing company. Genetic tests can now be started online by the doctor.

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Can chewing gum help relieve nausea after surgery?

Chewing gum could be more effective than drugs prescribed for nausea, a new study has found.

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2018 Patient Symposium – Save the date

The 2018 QCGC Research patient symposium will be awesome!!! Mark your diary for the 8 SEP 2018 for a 10 am start. The event is free of charge.

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Thank you – The Battle

Again, I would like to thank all participants, donors and supporters of the Cherish Women’s Cancer Foundation who helped with The Battle in one way or another.

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How do busy surgeons keep up to date?

For busy medical practitioners, it is important to keep up-to-date with the latest developments and treatments.

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How reliable are genetic tests?

Increasingly, genetic tests can be ordered by the general public; they are called direct-to-consumer tests. Because they market to large number of consumers and because they don’t need to undergo...

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Sentinel node biopsy: visiting my colleagues at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York

This week I visited New York to spend a few days with my colleagues at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).

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What uterine bleeding is abnormal?

Here's a breakdown of reasons for abnormal bleeding and what to do if something's off.

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Is endometriosis a risk factor for ovarian cancer?

I often get asked to what degree endometriosis is causing ovarian cancer.

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The Battle is back

Preparations have begun for The Battle 2018 Friday 16 March - a beach volleyball competition raising funds for the women diagnosed with gynaecological cancers.

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