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Cancer

Cancer

Cancer is a malignant tumor disease that is formed due to abnormal and uncontrolled cell growth. Symptoms of cancer are enlarged and tender lymph nodes, abnormal bleeding, fatigue, weight loss, chronic cough and fever. Common causes of cancer are alcohol, tobacco or beetle nut chewing and an unhealthy lifestyle. The two main factors causing cancer are environmental and heredity factors. The prognosis is usually poor for malignant and end stage cancers. Management includes chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery.

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    Alistair Makin

    Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Experience
    27 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Mr Alasdair Mace

    Mr Alasdair Mace

    Otorhinolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon

    Experience
    21 years
    GP referral
    Required
  • Simon Radley

    Simon Radley

    Consultant General Surgeon

    Experience
    30 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Susan Jones

    Susan Jones

    Consultant Breast & General Surgeon

    Experience
    39 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Neil Haldar

    Neil Haldar

    Consultant Urologist

    Experience
    23 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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