New Treatments for Recurring Urine Infection in Women

Having one urine infection is enough to put up with and women are more likely to suffer with this condition. Some women are unlucky enough to suffer with more than one urine infection and these can need specialist assessment and treatment  particularly if they are suffering more than two infections per year. Specialist tests including non-invasive ultrasound scans are usual in younger patients to rule out kidney stones and other problems….

PROMIS Prostate Cancer Trial Opens In Tunbridge Wells

Recent media coverage has highlighted the work that clinicians including Alastair have been doing on the use of MRI scans to predict the presence of prostate cancer. The Telegraph online describes how MRI is being used to diagnose prostate cancer.  The PROMIS study to look in detail at men who are at risk of prostate cancer recently opened in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.  This study aims to confirm…

What to do if you find a testicle lump ?

A common early sign of testicular cancer is a pain-free lump that develops in a testicle.   Though men may be sure that their lump is a cancer it is often the case that other swellings are present which are not serious, however it often takes an appointment with a Urologist and on some occasions an ultrasound scan and blood tests to sort out the correct diagnosis.   Testicular swellings…