Dr. Mark's Blog - Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Blood in your urine (haematuria)

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

  Cancers of the kidney and bladder kill nearly as many people in the UK as breast cancer yet they have nothing like its profile, and the cardinal sign of trouble – blood in the urine – isn’t always taken as seriously as it should be. Obvious blood in the urine (haematuria) should never be Read More…

What every man should know about cancer of the testicle

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

 My article from The Times published 30.7.2013 – the original can be found here (£) : http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/dr-mark-porter/article3828940.ece “What a load of balls” was my first thought on hearing the news that testicular cancer survival rates are “soaring” – the implicit suggestion being that we have cracked the problem thanks to breakthroughs like new drugs and awareness Read More…