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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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    Kefah Mokbel

    Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

    Experience
    25 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Tabi Leslie

    Tabi Leslie

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    28 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Tony Jacob

    Tony Jacob

    Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist and Head & Neck Surgeon

    Experience
    24 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Nihal Shah

    Nihal Shah

    Consultant Oncologist

    Experience
    24 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Richard Adamson

    Richard Adamson

    Consultant ENT Surgeon

    Experience
    21 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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