Your health and the health of your family are the most important things in the world. But there's a lot of misinformation out there, and getting healthcare support you can really trust isn’t always easy. That’s why St Stephen's Hospital created CARE to SHARE - a video series aimed at providing simple information, inspiration and support from our passionate team of healthcare professionals.
It’s real doctors and real clinicians, sharing real tips to help you get more out of life. Because your health matters.
In most cases of early prostate cancer, there are no symptoms – it is detected only by a blood test and clinical examination.
In this video, Urologist Dr Nazim Ahmad explains how prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated, and the importance of men having annual checks after the age of 50.
There are certain clinical circumstances where mastectomy is preferred but in some breast cancer cases, breast preservation and radiation provide the same survival outcomes.
In this video, Surgical Oncologist Dr Emilia Dauway explains breast cancer treatment options, and why it is important to empower women to make their own decisions on surgical options.
Bariatric surgery can help to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers. Sleeve Gastrectomy can result in reduction and sometimes resolution of obesity-associated medical conditions such as high blood pressure or cholesterol, diabetes, osteoarthritis, fatty liver disease, polymyalgia rheumatica, sleep apnoea, asthma and gout.
In this video, Bariatric Surgeon Dr Mikhail Mastakov explains the benefits of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, what the surgery entails, and the lifestyle changes required for it to be fully successful.
Exercise is underutilised as a treatment modality for cancer patients but it can improve outcomes and make medical treatment easier to take*.
Oncologist Dr Quan Tran explains how an oncology exercise program can help.
*Observational studies referred to in this video relate to early-stage cancers of the breast, colon and prostate.
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