Cancer Care

Cancer: Looking after yourself

Looking after yourself Cancer can cause physical and emotional strain, so it’s important to look after your wellbeing. Eating well

What is nasopharyngeal cancer? Dr Michael Boyer

The nasopharynx is a part of the body that is behind your nose and at the top of the throat.

Are there particular signs or symptoms of cancer?

One of the difficult things about cancer is there’s no single indicator, no single sign that says you’ve got cancer.

Does alcohol increase your risk of cancer?

There’s evidence that alcohol contributes to a variety of cancers. So in both men and women, it is associated with

What is gene testing for cancer? Dr Michael Boyer

Gene testing for cancer is a very broad term. We can test genes for cancer to see if it is

How quickly should I get treated for cancer?

The reason we treat cancer is so that we can eliminate it in its earliest stages. That means we’ve got

How do you treat cancer?

When you’re treated for cancer, the goal, usually, if it’s an early cancer, is to eradicate the cancer. There is

How urgent is cancer diagnosis?

Cancer diagnosis is one of those things that really should be done as promptly as possible. It’s not urgent, like

How should I be treated for cancer?

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is a really important treatment mechanism for most cancers. It’s used widely in a range of

Is breast cancer common in young women?

Young women and breast cancer is an important topic. And I think the most important thing to remember about it,

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