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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.

Guide to going private

Guide to going private

20 page PDF guide to "going private" for insured and self-paying patients.

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  • Nick Plowman

    Nick Plowman

    Oncologist

    Experience
    41 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Sanjeev Bassi

    Sanjeev Bassi

    Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon

    Experience
    23 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Conal Perrett

    Conal Perrett

    Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon

    Experience
    19 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Anton Bungay

    Anton Bungay

    Consultant Gastroenterologist & Endoscopist

    Experience
    18 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Susan Jones

    Susan Jones

    Consultant Breast & General Surgeon

    Experience
    39 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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