Cases of childhood cancer can be easily missed in primary care and nurses should learn to spot the signs, listen to parents and ensure diagnosis is not delayed
Jessica’s family doctor thought her symptoms were caused by asthma. It took three more visits to the GP, and plenty of persistence from Jessica’s mother, before the true diagnosis – non-Hodgkin lymphoma – was finally confirmed.
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