Skin Cancer Treatment Guide

What is skin cancer? Skin cancer occurs when damage to skin cells causes them to mutate and become cancerous. These cells may then begin to rapidly reproduce and form tumours or growths. The majority of skin cell damage is caused by ultraviolet radiation, which is...

Cervical Cancer Treatment Guide

How is cervical cancer treated? Once it has been confirmed that cervical cancer is present there are a number of different treatment pathways available, depending on the type of cancer, which stage it is at, and how far it has spread. The first stage of the treatment...

Breast Cancer Treatment Guide

How is breast cancer treated? There are many different forms of breast cancer, each one requiring a different type of treatment or a number of treatments in combination. Your choice of treatment also depends on whether the cancer has spread beyond the breast, how far...

Testicular Cancer Treatment Guide

What is testicular cancer and what are the symptoms? An integral part of the male reproductive system, the testicles are contained within the scrotum and produce male hormones such as testosterone as well as sperm. They play an important role in the development of...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide

What is prostate cancer? The prostate gland is only found in men and is located between the bladder and the penis. The urethra runs through the centre of the prostate, and it also produces a sperm-protecting fluid which is released as semen. When the prostate becomes...

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate Guide

A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a procedure designed to reduce the size of the prostate gland and is generally carried out when benign prostate disease develops. An oversized prostate is generally referred to as a benign prostatic hyperplasia and...