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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How to check your breasts

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK with almost 50,000 women diagnosed each year and around 11,500 deaths as a result of breast cancer. But more women than ever are surviving breast cancer as advances in medicine and awareness are increasing. As with all cancers, the faster breast cancer is diagnosed, the less likely it is to spread and the more chance you have of quickly getting back to living the life you love.

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

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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.

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.

'I've taken more from testicular cancer than it took from me'

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

Joanne's breast cancer recovery story

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.