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Recommended back pain treatments: a complete guide

If you have chronic back pain, you have probably tried lots of different ways to find pain relief, whether it be stretching, physical exercise, bed rest or painkillers. However, knowing which treatments are safe and medically-approved can be confusing. Here, Dr Giancarlo Camilleri, a pain management expert of the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic, summarises what NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) recommends.

Oesophageal cancer: what is it and can it be treated?

Oesophageal cancer is a rare type of cancer that grows in your oesophagus (the 'food pipe', or tube) that leads from the throat to the stomach. The earlier oesophageal cancer is diagnosed and treated, the better the outcome. So, how is this difficult and challenging type of cancer dealt with? Dr Aathavan Loganayagam, a leading gastroenterologist, presents a concise guide about oesophageal cancer.

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