Being diagnosed with cancer can be devastating, but we’re here to support you through your journey. Let us dispel the myths and give you the information you need about symptoms, treatments and your wellbeing throughout. Our aim is to minimise the impact cancer can have on your lifestyle.
Cancer can be treated in a number of ways,
from removal of the cancerous cells
to chemotherapy; the right treatment
will depend on your personal situation. It is always best to be prepared for an
intervention of this nature, and a good physio regime can get you in shape for
surgery, as well as aid your recovery. Early detection of cancer is always the
best hope of beating it, Health Checks
can form an important art of a preventative approach to cancer.
See all our cancer articles from Nuffield Health experts.
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.
“The day after my radiotherapy treatment ends we’re travelling to Wales and staying in an Elizabethan Hall that has been converted into accommodation,” Tom advises. “It’s in the middle of nowhere, ten miles either way there is nothing. It’s idyllic. I just want to focus on doing things with my family and enjoying life.”
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