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Cancer

Summary

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
  • Monika Kaushik

    Monika Kaushik

    Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

    Experience
    20 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Michael Wareing

    Michael Wareing

    Consultant ENT Surgeon

    Experience
    27 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Fraser McLeod

    Fraser McLeod

    Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

    Experience
    41 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Tabi Leslie

    Tabi Leslie

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    28 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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