Testicular Cancer

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

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

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

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

Bone Marrow Biopsy

A bone marrow biopsy is where a small sample of blood and bone marrow is taken from your bone (usually the hip bone) to test for certain blood (haematological) conditions … Read More

Breast Examination

Breast Lump: What Should I Do?

Breasts contain tissues of varying consistency due to fatty, glandular and connective tissue. You may feel some lumpiness during changes in your…

Ultrasound Abdomen

Liver Cancer: Primary Cancer

Primary liver cancer is cancer that starts in the liver and is either Hepatocellular Carcinoma or intraductal Cholangio Carcinoma.

Neck Examination

Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Nasopharyngeal cancer (also known as NPC) is when a tumour develops in the lining of the nasopharynx which is the area of the upper part of the throat…