An Interview with Dr Jason Chow, Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Jason Chow, Consultant Medical Oncologist at Cromwell Hospital, answers questions about his role and the medical oncology field. What does your role as a consultant medical oncologist involve? As a medical oncologist, I treat patients with cancer focusing on systemic therapy treatments to downstage tumours prior to additional treatments like surgery, or to prevent […]

An Interview with Dr Doraid Alrifai, Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Doraid Alrifai, Consultant Medical Oncologist at Cromwell Hospital, answers questions about his role and the field of medical oncology. What does your role as a consultant medical oncologist involve? Caring for cancer patients has changed so much over the years. The use of up to date technology has revolutionised what we can now do […]

Treatment options for testicular cancer

Every year, around 2,300 men in the UK are diagnosed with testicular cancer, with most aged between 15 and 49 years old. Fortunately, testicular cancer is highly treatable with a good outlook for those diagnosed. We spoke to Mr Jas Kalsi, Consultant Urologist and Male Fertility Expert, to learn more about the types of treatment […]

What to know about sarcoma

What is sarcoma? Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can develop in bones and soft tissues across the body. There are more than seventy different types of sarcoma cancer.  The primary symptom of sarcoma is a lump that grows rapidly. Common locations for sarcoma lumps include the legs, arms, and torso. Previous Next Soft […]

Meet Mr Giles Davies, Consultant Breast Surgeon

Mr Giles Davies is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Cromwell Hospital, specialising in breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction. We spoke to Mr Davies to find out more about his typical day as a surgeon. View Mr Giles Davies profile > Previous Next Tell us about your role as a Consultant Breast Surgeon at […]

What are the warning signs of skin cancer?

With summer on its way, it’s vitally important to stay sun-safe and be aware of the symptoms of skin cancer. We spoke to Dr Christina George, Consultant Dermatologist at Cromwell Hospital, to find out more about skin cancer warning signs to look out for. Previous Next Main warning signs and symptoms of skin cancer Previous […]

Eight symptoms of breast cancer

Relaxed patient

Millions of women in London are at risk of breast cancer due to low awareness of the symptoms – compounded by difficulties accessing services quickly and in a coordinated way. Londoners are less likely than women around the country to identify signs such as a lump in the breast or armpit, breast pain or nipple […]

What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer?

In the UK, around 7,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer annually – making it around the 6th most common cancer in women. Unfortunately, due to its common and often misdiagnosed symptoms, ovarian cancer is usually found late which can make it harder to treat. May 8 marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day, which aims to […]

Bowel cancer and the role of diet

Whilst the exact cause of bowel cancer is unknown, research suggests that your diet can affect your risk of developing bowel cancer.   We asked Dawn Wilson, Specialist Oncology Dietician, for her advice on what to eat – and what not to eat – to reduce your bowel cancer risk. Previous Next What can I do to […]

The benefits of MRIdian MR Linac radiotherapy for treating cancer

MR Linac

The MRIdian MR Linac is an advanced radiotherapy technology that delivers treatment to tumours more accurately than other types of radiotherapy machines. With its unique functionality, treatment can be delivered over fewer treatment sessions and with fewer side effects. In partnership with GenesisCare, we became the first private hospital in the UK to provide patients […]