What is a caesarean?
A caesarean (also referred to as caesarean section or C-section), is performed tosurgically remove an unborn baby born from its mother’s wombvia an incision through the mother's...
Medical oncology, Clinical oncology, Clinical genetics, Surgery, Haematology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, GP (general practitioner)
What is cancer?
What are the different groups of cancer?
What are the symptoms?
What is cancer staging?
What are the most common types of cancer?
How is cancer treated?
Are cancerous lumps hard or painful?
What is cancer of unknown primary?
Cancers of unknown primary are when doctors find secondary cancer, i.e. cancer cells that have spread from another part of the body, but cannot find the original site of the cancer (the primary tumour).
Cancer is caused when a cell mutates in such a way that it no longer...
Pain medicine, Clinical oncology, Medical oncology
What is cancer pain?
Cancer pain has different causes and there are different types. It can be dull, aching, sharp or the sensation of burning. There are different levels too, it can be constant, intermittent, mild, moderate or severe. How much pain is felt depends on the type of cancer, how advanced the cancer is, where it is situated and how tolerant a person is to pain. Cancer pain can be acute or chronic.
What is cancer screening?
Cancer screening aims to detect cancers in their early stages and is carried out on people presumed to have no symptoms at all. Early detection improves the chances of treatment being successful and the chances of survival are better too. Some screening tests can prevent cancer from developing entirely (e.g. cervical screening).
What is canthoplasty surgery?
Canthoplasty surgery refers to several procedures that reposition the lateral canthus, which is the outer corner of your eyes where the upper eyelids meet the lower eyelids. The end results of canthoplasty surgery is generally a wider-eyed appearance, with the eyes more cat-eye in style (i.e. they slant slightly upwards). This procedure is performed using either local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation.
What is capsular contracture?
Prognosis of capsular contracture
Symptoms of capsular contracture
Medical tests to diagnose capsular contracture
What are the causes of capsular contracture?
Can capsular contracture be prevented?
What is a capsule endoscopy?
A capsule endoscopy is a minimally invasive method of examining the digestive system. It’s a breakthrough in the study of the digestive system due to its capacity to allow specialists to observe and diagnose injuries and conditions of the entire digestive tract, not only a part of it.
Unlike a gastrointestinal endoscopy (in which...
What is carboxytherapy?
Why is carboxytherapy done?
What does carboxytherapy consist of?
Preparation for carboxytherapy
What results can you expect from carboxytherapy?
What is carboxytherapy?
Carboxytherapy is a...
What is cardiac ablation?
Cardiac, or catheter ablation is a treatment which is used to treat heart rhythm problems such as atrial fibrillation. Cardiac ablation destroys diseased areas of the heart and can prevent abnormal electrical signals from moving through it.
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