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  • Colorectal cancer Tuesday , 28-03-2017

    WHAT IS COLORECTAL CANCER?Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon (the main part of the large intestine) or the rectum (the passageway connecting the colon to the anus). Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in ...

  • Stomach cancer Tuesday , 28-03-2017

    WHAT IS THE STOMACH CANCER?The Stomach is located in our upper abdomen and is part of our digestive system. It connects the esophagus (gullet) with the small intestine. It acts as a food reservoir, mixes the food ingested and secretes liquid substa...

  • Pilonidal disease Tuesday , 28-03-2017

    WHAT IS PILONIDAL DISEASE AND WHAT CAUSES IT? Pilonidal disease is a chronic infection of the skin in the region of the buttock crease (Figure 1). The condition results from a reaction to hairs embedded in the skin, commonly occurring...

  • Ostomy Tuesday , 28-03-2017

    WHAT IS AN OSTOMY?An ostomy is a surgically created opening connecting an internal organ to the surface of the body. Different kinds of ostomies are named for the organ involved. The most common types of ostomies in intestinal surgery are an “...

  • Appendicitis Monday , 27-03-2017

    WHAT IS THE APPENDIX?The appendix is a small closed-ended, narrow tube up to several centimetres in length that attaches to the cæcum. It is located in the lower right side of the abdomen, at the junction where the small intestine m...

  • Colorectal resection Monday , 27-03-2017

    WHAT IS THE LARGE INTESTINE?The large intestine (or large bowel) is the lower part of the digestive system where waste products from the food you eat are collected and processed into faeces.The large intestine is about 1.5 m long and consists of th...

  • Cholecystectomy Friday , 24-03-2017

    WHAT IS THE GALLBLADDER?The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped pouch that lies under the liver in the upper-right part of your abdomen. It stores and concentrates bile, a digestive liquid continually secreted by the liver. The bile emulsifies fats ...

  • Gastrectomy Thursday , 23-03-2017

     WHAT IS THE STOMACH?The stomach is the digestive organ that is connected between the esophagus and the small intestine. Food enters the stomach through the esophagus where it is broken down and then transferred to the small intestine where th...

  • Abdomino Pelvic Radiotherapy Thursday , 27-10-2016

    Radiation on the abdominal and pelvic areas can sometimes cause side effects. You may or may not experience adverse effects. The effects and their severity vary from person to person.This sheet contains detailed information about pot...

  • Thoracic Radiotherapy Wednesday , 26-10-2016

    Radiation on your chest can sometimes cause side effects. You may or may not experience adverse effects. The effects and their severity vary from person to person. This sheet contains detailed information about potenti...