Proton Therapy for Cancers 5 (2)

Proton Therapy (also known as Proton Beam Therapy) is a form of radiation therapy which destroys cancer cells using positively charged sub-atomic particles called protons. Proton beam focuses more energy … Read More

Testicular Cancer 0 (0)

Testicular cancer is a relatively rare cancer which affects young and middle aged men. It accounts for around 1% of all cancers in men.  It is more common is people … Read More

Prostate Cancer 5 (2)

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men.  It is located below the bladder and produces fluid which mixes with sperm produced in the testicle … Read More

Ovarian Cancer 5 (3)

Ovarian cancer affects the ovaries (each about the size of an almond) on either side of the uterus.  It is the 6th most common cancer in women.  Although the cause … Read More

Cervical Cancer 5 (4)

Cervical cancer is cancer arising from the cervix just below the uterus.  It usually starts as pre-cancerous carcinoma-in-situ which can be detected using a PAP smear (see below).  The most … Read More

Breast Cancer Staging 5 (2)

It is ESSENTIAL to know the stage of your breast cancer because it helps your doctors to evaluate and plan your treatment options. How breast cancer is staged Staging depends … Read More

Breast Biopsy 5 (2)

A breast biopsy is performed to obtain a small sample of tumour tissue for the Histopathologist to examine using a variety of stains.  The biopsy can be done using a … Read More