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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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Doctor

  • Timothy Perren

    Timothy Perren

    Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Experience
    37 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Laurence Lovat

    Laurence Lovat

    Professor of Gastroenterology and Biophotonics

    Experience
    28 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Jeremy Crew

    Jeremy Crew

    Consultant Urological Surgeon

    Experience
    25 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Mohsin Ali

    Mohsin Ali

    Consultant Dermatologist

    Experience
    36 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • David Elliot

    David Elliot

    Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon

    Experience
    40 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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