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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How to check a mole

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.

John's cancer care journey to raise awareness for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

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.

5 myths on cancer and nutrition

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.

Breast cancer myths busted

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.

What are antioxidants and why are they good for you?

"This food is high in antioxidants,” says the marketing on the pack. But what are antioxidants, and why are they good for you?