Hormone Therapy for Cancer 5 (1)

Hormones are produced by glands in the body which are normally essential for the growth and health of our body.  The male hormones testosterone helps with development of the male … Read More

Chemotherapy for Cancer 0 (0)

Cancer occurs when your cells keep dividing and forming more cells and can spread to other parts of the body.  In other words, cancer cells are cells which have gone … Read More

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia 5 (3)

The bone marrow normally makes blood stem cells that become mature blood cells such as red blood cells, white blood cells (also known as granulocytes) and platelets over time. These … Read More

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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