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London Doctors Clinic – Sports Medicals

https://www.londondoctorsclinic.co.uk/services/sporting-medical-certificates/

EveryMedical Sports Medicals

Marathon Medical

Medical Specialists – Sports Medicals

https://www.cardiacscreen.co.uk/sports-screening.php

Early research findings suggest screening for lung cancer might be helpful for some categories

PLOS Medicine: Evaluation of the Lung Cancer Risks at Which to Screen Ever- and Never-Smokers: Screening Rules Applied to the PLCO and NLST Cohorts

Evaluation of the Lung Cancer Risks at Which to Screen Ever- and Never-Smokers: Screening Rules Applied to the PLCO and NLST Cohorts

Currently the recommendation is that never-smokers should not be screened.

Smokers aged ≥65–80 y are a high-risk group who may benefit from screening –

 

It should be remembered that this study compared screening by CT scan VS screening by CXR.

Widely accepted opinion is that the statistical risk of lung cancer has returned to normal in ex-smokers who quit more than 15 years ago however this study suggests – but does not prove – that the lung cancer risk continues beyond that.

Cancer Screening

Epidemiology & Commonest Cancers

Cancer Risk Factors – Family History

Cancer Risk Factors – Modifiable / Lifestyle

Cancer Risk Factors – Past Medical History / Non-Modifiable

National Screening Programmes

Advanced Cancer Screening or Early Detection

Symptom Triage Tools

Calculate Your BMI – Metric BMI Calculator

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm

Blue Crest Health Screening

http://www.bluecrestscreening.com/health-check-packages

Private Walk-In Clinic Health Screening – City of London

http://walkin-clinic.co.uk/sameday-gp-routine-checks

London General Practice – Devonshire St, West London

http://www.thelondongeneralpractice.com/health-screening/

Preventicum – Shepherds Bush, West London

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Nuffield Health Screening – various multiple locations

https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/health-assessments

BMI Health Screening – various locations including Sloane Hospital Beckenham

https://www.bmihealthcare.co.uk/treatments/health-assessments/health-assessments–advanced-plus

Bupa Health Screening – various multiple locations

21http://www.bupa.co.uk/health/health-assessments

Health Screening – NHS Guidance

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/private-screening-for-health-conditions-nhs-recommendations

Health Screening – Critique

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/wellbeing/diet/10015260/Private-health-screening-why-bother.html