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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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    Conal Perrett

    Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon

    Experience
    19 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • David Elliot

    David Elliot

    Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon

    Experience
    40 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Dr Rehan Haidry

    Dr Rehan Haidry

    Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Experience
    14 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Arunmoy Chakravorty

    Arunmoy Chakravorty

    Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

    Experience
    23 years
    GP referral
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    Mohsin Ali

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    36 years
    GP referral
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