Top tips in breast cancer
  1. Family History and Breast Cancer – to see if a woman has an increased risk of breast cancer check the latest NICE Guidelines and if she falls into the appropriate box a referral should be made direct to the GHFT Genetics Service.
  2. If a woman has been treated for breast cancer in Gloucestershire in the last 10 years she has direct access to the GHFT Breast Service via the Breast Care Nurses - 0300 422 6110.
  3. Itchy nipples with no visible changes is not concerning.
  4. Nipple discharge that is creamy/green/brown/yellow and multiduct is not worrying and probably due to duct ectasia.
  5. Long-term horizontal slit like nipple inversion is due to duct ectasia.
  6. Mastitis/breast infections not during pregnancy/breast feeding are best treated with metronidazole.
  7. Men with gynaecomastia need funding for a clinic appointment or surgery - see Clinical Commissioning Policies.
  8. Women with breast pain and no other symptoms/lump can be reassured.
2ww Patient Leaflet Ordering

If you would like to order copies of the GCCG 2WW Patient Leaflet, please email your request to glccg.cpgleaflet@nhs.net or alternatively contact the Cancer Clinical Programmes Team via reception on 0300 421 1500.

Palliative Care - Top Tips - GHNHSFT

Please follow the resource link below to the End of Life section for GHNHSFT's top tips for palliative care.

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