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Cancer investigations and treatments

Fast access to the latest procedures.

If you've recently been diagnosed with having cancer, your main concern is beating the disease. We'll be here for you every step of the way on this tough journey.

Our expert cancer specialists and their medical teams will help you choose the most suitable and effective treatment for you.

Bladder lesion removal

Removal of abnormal growths on the bladder lining.

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Bowel surgery, colostomy and ileostomy

Removing a section of the bowel, normally to treat cancer.

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Breast lump investigation

Though 90% of lumps are benign, it’s vital to get them checked.

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Breast reconstruction following mastectomy

Helping you regain your original appearance as much as possible.

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Cancer tests

For peace of mind or to get you the right treatment you need, fast.

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Chemotherapy

A powerful form of treatment to help fight cancer.

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Colonoscopy

A check of your large bowel for certain conditions.

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Colposcopy

Investigates cervical abnormalities and spots any potential problems.

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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

An investigation of your rectum and the lower part of the bowel.

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Gastroscopy

Examines the gullet, stomach and duodenum with a thin telescope.

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Hysterectomy surgery

Removal of the uterus and possibly also the ovaries and fallopian tubes.

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Mammogram (mammography)

Low dose X-ray vital to helping detect breast cancer in its early stages.

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Malignant skin cancer excision

A range of methods to treat melanoma including surgical removal.

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Mastectomy

Removal of a breast to treat or help prevent cancer.

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Neck lumps

Finding a lump in the neck can cause considerable anxiety.

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Prostatectomy

Removal of the prostate gland to help fight cancer.

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Sentinel lymph node biopsy and lymph node removal

Part of treatment for breast cancer and to see if it has spread.

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Virtual colonoscopy

Check for growths in the colon using X-rays and computer imagery.

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Why choose Spire for your cancer investigations and treatments?

We treat a wide range of cancers including breast, bowel, skin, lung and prostate using some of the latest procedures. These include Single Dose Intra-operative Radiation Therapy for breast cancer and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound.

We have a number of specialist cancer centres across the country. We work closely with cancer partners throughout the UK and many of our hospitals are accredited with MacMillan Cancer Support.

You will be treated quickly by the specialist of your choice and at the location of your choice, with little wait. Our immaculate, modern and well-equipped cancer treatment clinics are staffed by our expert specialists who will be there to support you every step of the way - even after your treatment has finished. We have won many awards for the quality of our healthcare and have received high satisfaction ratings from our patients.

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Our specialist team

Meet the consultants who are part of our expert team here at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals.

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