Anaemia is the condition where you have too few Red Blood Cells in your body. There are many different types of anaemia and I will not cover them all here; this blog is focused on a very common form – specifically the one we call, ‘iron deficiency’ as it has a potential connection with cancer.Continue reading “Manor Field Blog Number 16 – Anaemia (iron deficiency)”
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Manor Field Blog 13 – Bowel Cancer and Screening
A positive FOB does not mean you have cancer, it is does however increase the risk, suggesting that early investigation and treatment is important.
Today, I was asked for the first time, by someone who isn’t my patient, as to whether they should have a colonoscopy. This is, a fibre-optic camera inserted into their large bowel, preceded by powerful laxatives, sometimes accompanied by a hypnotic sedative and followed by, I imagine a smattering of wind. I found the questionContinue reading “Colon”