It’s never easy to tell someone they've got cancer, but for Consultant Urologists like Mr John Donohue, the burden might be lightened if men knew more about what to expect. As we explore in this article, in most cases, there’s plenty of time to decide what your next steps will look like.

Updated: Thursday 23 May 2024

Published: Monday 16 November 2015

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Unsure of what to expect from a rectal examination? Mr Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospital, explains why it's well worth a few awkward moments.

Updated: Tuesday 14 May 2024

Published: Monday 23 November 2015

In a land as often dreary as the UK, is skin cancer really a problem? Nuffield Health GP and mole expert Unnati Desai discusses the facts around skin cancer and provides a simple guide to checking your moles.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Monday 23 May 2016

Testicular cancer can be difficult for men to talk about. Unfortunately, silence on the subject can lead to a lack of understanding and difficulty identifying problematic lumps. Keep reading for expert information and advice on what to look out for and when to get yourself checked out by a professional.

Updated: Thursday 4 April 2024

Published: Thursday 4 April 2024

John was diagnosed with bowel cancer in August 2022. This April, during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, he shares his journey, from diagnosis to receiving treatment from Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

Updated: Thursday 25 May 2023

Published: Monday 24 April 2023

When Tom was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 43, his long-felt suspicions had been confirmed. He was the latest in his family to be diagnosed, and the youngest.

Updated: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Wednesday 27 May 2015

Leah Mayes, a specialist dietitian based in the oncology suite at Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital, is frequently asked about how diet and nutrition can influence our health by reducing our cancer risk and improving health outcomes.

Updated: Wednesday 15 February 2023

Published: Monday 13 February 2023

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer, affecting almost 55,000 UK women each year. But not everything you hear about breast cancer is true.

Updated: Friday 30 September 2022

Published: Friday 4 September 2015

MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

High-tech machines like MRI and CT scanners are sometimes intimidating but diagnostic imaging can be an essential step to good health. Adele Trueman, Lead Radiographer at Nuffield Health Manchester Diagnostic Suite, takes a closer look.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

Smear tests are a key part of looking after your health, but women can be anxious about the results. Nuffield Health's Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyz, explains the different types of smear results and what they mean for you.

Updated: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Published: Tuesday 15 March 2016

For a single ingredient, turmeric spice manages to pack a major health punch. Here are some of the benefits it can have on your body.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

Testicular cancer is relatively uncommon and little understood. Mr David Hendry, Consultant Urologist at Nuffield Health Glasgow hospital, busts the myths and gives you the facts.

Updated: Tuesday 2 March 2021

Published: Tuesday 8 September 2015

Caution is key when spending time in the sun. GP and Nuffield Health Dermatology Lead, Dr Unnati Desai explains how UV radiation causes skin cancer.

Updated: Monday 22 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 2 April 2019

Having a mammogram doesn't have to be a daunting experience. Nuffield Health's Professional Head of Mammography and Laser Safety, Sue Oliver, walks us through the exam.

Updated: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Published: Thursday 14 January 2016

Professional Head of Mammography Sue Oliver and Medical Director Dr Davina Deniszczyc provide a thorough guide to checking your breasts.

Updated: Monday 2 March 2020

Published: Friday 19 June 2015

Phil Wilde's encounter with cancer was exceptionally brief and relatively painless for one important reason - he didn't ignore the warning signs.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Joanne Taylor survived breast cancer, but fear and anxiety stripped away her confidence. Now, after a remarkable physical and emotional recovery – she’s back in control and dedicating her life to helping women living with cancer.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Tuesday 29 September 2015

Blood is a fascinating substance. A small amount can tell us so much and help to detect and diagnose literally thousands of health issues. So what happens after your blood test when your blood is taken to the lab? Step inside with Pathology Manager, Steve Rickard.

Updated: Monday 2 December 2019

Published: Wednesday 9 December 2015

Many of us don't know our family health history, but it's important as many conditions are inherited in our genes. Find out what questions you should be asking when it comes to your family health history.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Wednesday 17 April 2019