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Five things you need to know about breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. To mark the campaign, Mr Zaker Ullah, a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast and General Surgeon at The Holly, shares five things you need to know, including information on how to spot the signs and what you should do.
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Making a difference: Our Rapid Access Breast Clinic

At award-winning The Holly Private Hospital in Buckhurst Hill, cancer care has continued throughout the pandemic. Sally Shanley, Breast Care Nurse Specialist at The Holly, discusses the hospital’s cancer services and talks through the innovative One-stop Breast Clinic.
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Hair loss during the pandemic – an unexpected symptom

The main symptoms of Covid-19 are by now well known – a persistent cough, a high temperature and loss of taste or smell. But some people who have been infected with Covid-19 have also reported a new long-term effect: hair loss. But how do you define hair loss and what could be the cause of this increase in people reporting hair loss? Dr Rina Davison, Consultant Endocrinologist at The Holly, takes a closer look.

Blood in the urine (haematuria): what causes it, what it means and treatment

Haematuria refers to blood in the urine. While it may not be caused by anything serious, it can be alarming to see and still does need to be investigated. But what causes this blood to appear, what should you do if this happens, and how can haematuria be treated? Professor Francis Chinegwundoh, Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Holly, takes a closer look.