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Ovarian cancer study wins award

30th June 2010

A GP-led study identifying the early symptoms of ovarian cancer has been awarded the RCGP Research paper of the Year for 2009/2010.

The paper from the University of Bristol, led by Dr Willie Hamilton and published in the BMJ in 2009, identified that GPs should suspect ovarian cancer in all women presenting with abdominal distension. It identified seven symptoms in total to help GPs and Practice Nurses with early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. The study has since been used by the Department of Health and cancer charities to raise awareness of the condition.

 

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