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Mastectomy Vs Breast Conservation Surgery - Which One Is Safer

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be shocking and overwhelming. Most women who go to the clinic are completely healthy and don’t have any other symptoms other than a breast lump that is often tiny or not even palpable. On top of the stress of understanding your diagnosis and treatment options, you might have another question in mind, “Will I lose my breast?”. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Miss Chloe Constantinou, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at New Victoria Hospital, explains which breast surgery procedure between Mastectomy and Breast Conservation is safer.

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New Victoria Hospital To Hold Free Patient Webinars Online

New Victoria Hospital is delighted to launch a series of dedicated patient webinars on Zoom where specialist Consultants will answer questions and give personalised medical advice on symptoms and treatments during the online event. The first five sessions will focus on joint pain management, including hip, knee, shoulder, foot & ankle and hand & wrist conditions and ailments. Patients can submit their anonymous questions alongside their registration to the event.

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The Urobiome - Why Bacteria In Your Bladder Matter

It has long been believed that urine was sterile. However, new techniques of urine culture and DNA sequencing have revealed a thriving community of bacteria and probable viruses, fungi and yeasts in the human bladder, known as the urobiome. Cutting-edge research is endeavouring to elucidate the role of these communities within the bladder and how they are responsible for your bladder’s health. If you’ve ever suffered from UTIs or are interested in preventing them, Miss Rhiannon Bray, Consultant Gynaecologist at New Victoria Hospital, tells you about the latest research on bladder infections and why bladder bacteria matter.

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Ear Conditions In Summer - Here Is What To Do

Whether you have opted for a staycation or a popular green or amber list destination, water sports are going to be some of the most coveted activities for many. Moreover, with surfing debuting for the first time in the Olympics at Tokyo 2021, even more people will be tempted to try this adventurous sport. Being in the water has its health benefits, but some people might be at risk of developing ear conditions that could spoil their holidays. Mr Parag Patel. Consultant ENT Surgeon at New Victoria Hospital, tells you what to do to prevent and treat ear conditions in summer.

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