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.

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'I'm glad I expressed my prostate cancer concerns'

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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Radiation exposure from medical scans

Worried about radiation in medical scans? You should see how much astronauts put up with! This animation shows just how little radiation is needed to help experts diagnose and treat medical conditions.

The A - G guide to checking your moles

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.

How to check your breasts

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

The sun, your skin and the science between

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.

Cervical smear results explained

Cervical smears 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 seven types of smear results and what they mean for you.