Cancer

Whether you're preparing for treatment, recovering from surgery or would like to find out more information, our health specialists provide content to help you manage and understand cancer. Our Health hub also explains the signs and symptoms to look out for, as well as offering tips to help reduce your risk.

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What to expect during a prostate exam

The prostate sits near the bladder and is a walnut-sized gland in men that helps with the production of semen.

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Preparing for cancer treatment

Getting a diagnosis of cancer can be a shock, but there are things you can do to prepare yourself for the treatment ahead.

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Breast cancer prevention: how to check your breasts

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK, with around 150 people diagnosed every day.

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Sandy Gujral, Consultant Urologist Surgeon

Talking about prostate surgery

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Moles: when should I worry?

Moles are small growths on your skin and most of the time, they’re harmless. However, they can sometimes develop into cancer.

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Testicular cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Testicular cancer occurs when the cells in your testicles grow abnormally.

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What is blood cancer?

Blood cancer refers to a group of cancers that can affect your bone marrow, blood or lymphatic system (part of your immune system).

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How to reduce your risk of skin cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world.

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Recovering from lung cancer surgery

Lung cancer surgery is a major operation and it’s normal to feel worried about your recovery and life after surgery.

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Nine signs of bladder cancer

Every year, more than 10,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with bladder cancer.

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Colon and rectal cancer explained

Colon cancer and rectal cancer are two different types of cancer that begin in the bowel.

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Coping with a cancer diagnosis

Everyone reacts differently to a cancer diagnosis.

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Chemotherapy: what to expect

Chemotherapy is a form of treatment used to either kill cancer cells or to slow their growth.

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The stages of breast cancer explained

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK.

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Lung cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK.

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What is head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is an umbrella term covering a number of different cancers that can develop in areas of the head and neck.

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