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Cancer treatment in private hospitals

Cancer treatment in the UK

Cancer is the name given to a malignant tumour caused by irregularities in the normal processes of cell division. There are more than 200  types of cancer affecting different parts of the body - and correspondingly there are many different types of cancer treatment including surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, as well as a number of newer innovative treatments.

 

Only a few private hospitals provide the extensive resources required for cancer treatment. The major private cancer treatment centres are concentrated in the London area.

 

Read our guide to cancer treatment. The types of treatment available to cancer patients are Chemotherapy, Surgery, Cryotherapy, Robotic surgery, Radiofrequency Ablation, Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy, Gamma Knife, CyberKnife, RapidArc and Transplants

 

If you are looking for cancer screening, we have a comprehensive health screening section.

 

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Get expert advice from a leading cancer specialist

The expert advice service provides advice and medical opinions from leading UK cancer specialists. There's a low cost option or you can opt for a full medical opinion on a named patient. Get expert advice on cancer

 

Useful web sites about cancer treatment

We have selected some of the most comprehensive sites providing information about cancer.


Information resource

Information provider

www.canceradvice.co.uk

Cancer Advice

www.mariecurie.org.uk

Marie Curie Cancer Care

www.cancerresearchuk.org

Cancer Research UK

www.cancerbackup.org.uk

Cancerbackup

www.macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support

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Through our partnership with OR-live.com, the leaders in healthcare webcasting, we provide access to live webcasts of cancer surgery carried out at leading hospitals in the USA. These often feature operations and surgical approaches using the latest techniques for cancer treatment. Select a broadcast.....