One Stop Blog
Risqué Advert Highlights The Importance Of Breast Self-Examination
Published on: 18 October 2017 by Mr Kelvin Chong, Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Dr Kelvin Chong provides insights on breast cancer risk calculation. On Monday, a female nipple was shown for the first time on daytime television in an advert created for CoppaFeel! Charity to raise breast cancer and self-check awareness. The ad focuses on the power of our hands by showing everyday objects being touched before showing people performing a self-exam...Continue reading »
How do genes affect breast cancer?
Published on: 16 October 2017 by Mr Kelvin Chong, Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
All cancers are caused by gene mutations. Gene mutations refer to the abnormalities in the arrangements of our DNA that prevent normal function of the cells in the body and when enough gene mutations are accumulated, the cell becomes cancerous. With regards to gene mutations, breast cancer can be divided into either sporadic or inherited breast cancer.Continue reading »
What is mammogram screening?
Published on: 02 October 2017 by Mr Kelvin Chong, Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Every woman will most likely undergo a mammogram several times in her life. In the UK, every woman after the age of 50 should expect to undergo a mammogram either by invitation from the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) or personally at a private screening programme such as the one at One Stop Doctors.Continue reading »
Winter Skin Advice
Published on: 26 September 2017 by Abi King & Fortunata Oleszkiewicz, Aesthetics Practitioners
During the winter, our skin changes from beautifully plumped, warm looking skin to dehydrated, dry, flaky, redness and even cracked lips. Firstly, in winter, the moisture in the air is much less than summer for what our skin requires. The dry air and the strong winds remove all the natural oils from the skin even causing eczema and psoriasis to flare up.Continue reading »
Published on: 13 September 2017 by Mr Neil Halder, Urology Consultant
September is Urology Awareness Month. Urology is the field in medicine that deals with the urinary tract such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate as well as the male reproductive organs. Your bladder holds the urine made in your kidneys and tends to be one of those body parts that we don’t think about until it stops working properly.Continue reading »