Mary, 66, presents with progressive dyspnoea over one month with left shoulder tip pain. She is a previously well, lifelong non-smoker and retired teacher.
23 February 2016
Jean is 78 years old and has recently moved close to her daughter. In her first consultation with her new GP, Jean explains she is widowed, and has recently been diagnosed with carcinoma of the lung.
16 February 2016
Rachel is a 28-year-old lawyer. For five weeks, she has been working very long hours and not eating regular, healthy meals.
28 January 2016
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality in Australia, and continues to carry a poor prognosis compared with other solid organ malignancies, even when diagnosed early.
20 November 2015
When screening for cancer and cardiovascular disease, it can be difficult to determine at what point the degree of benefit warrants the extra risks and costs involved.
18 November 2015
Elisabeth is a 39-year-old woman who presents after noticing a change in her left breast when showering. Take the quiz:
16 October 2015
Brain metastases occur in up to one in five patients with cancer, with solid malignancies originating outside of the central nervous system.
08 October 2015
Sandra is 74 years old, referred by her GP. She presents with a two-week history of abdominal distention and discomfort, anorexia and significant weight loss.