Cancer and cancer treatments: advice from the experts

This section is an invaluable resource for anyone who would like to know more about what cancer is, how they can prevent it and what cancer treatments are available.

Cancer is a disease that is likely to affect a huge number of people during their lifetime, as a patient or as family or friend of a patient. Expert, information and impartial advice may help you negotiate this distressing experience better. In this section, renowned medical professionals share their expertise on subjects related to common cancers such as prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer or colon cancer to help you have the information you need at your fingertips. 

Cancer screening // +

Cancer is unsurprisingly a disease that many people worry about developing. Rainer Arendt (MD) explains what the symptoms of cancer are, and discusses cancer sc...



New advances in micro-neurosurgery // +

Conserving healthy tissue is one of the most important recent developments in the field of microsurgery.Find out more about this latest advance in neuromedicine...



Live tweet neurosurgery: stage 3 // +

Our brain surgery live tweet took place 16.11.12 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Neurosurgeon Dr. Evaldas Cesnulis guides us through the operation he led to remove a bra...



Prostate cancer treatments // +

There are different procedures to remove and treat prostate cancer. Dr. Med. Stephan Bauer explains all the advantages and disadvantages of each one of the...



Pancreatic cancer diagnosis & treatment // +

Discovering you have cancer in the pancreas is certain to be an extremely stressful experience for any patient. Leading specialist, Prof. Dr. Jan Schmidt, discu...



Brain tumour removal surgery // +

Since the brain is such a complex area, any damage at all can have a drastic impact on a patient. Find out more about how surgeons can minimise the damage....



Live tweet neurosurgery: stage 4 // +

Our brain surgery live tweet took place 16.11.12 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Neurosurgeon Dr. Evaldas Cesnulis guides us through the operation he led to remove a bra...



Proton therapy // Vienna +

Dr. David Kuczer is a specialist in clinical oncology at the Oncology Center Vienna with years of experience on the field. In this exclusive interview he explai...



Brain surgery live on Twitter // +

One of the world’s top neurosurgeons, Dr. Evaldas Cesnulis, will lead a team of Swiss doctors in performing complex brain surgery for charity in Astana, Kazakhs...



Live tweet neurosurgery: 1st stage // +

Our brain surgery live tweet took place 16.11.12 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Neurosurgeon Dr. Evaldas Cesnulis guides us through the operation he led to remove a bra...



Live tweet neurosurgery: stage 5 // +

Our brain surgery live tweet took place 16.11.12 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Neurosurgeon Dr. Evaldas Cesnulis guides us through the operation he led to remove a bra...



How to get a second medical opinion // Vienna +

After receiving a diagnosis many people seek other treatment options but getting a good second opinion can get tricky. Dr. David Kuczer helps us understand...



Implementing clean, safe microsurgery // +

Find out more about how advances in microsurgery techniques affect the way that brain surgery operations can be performed....



Live tweet neurosurgery: stage 2 // +

Our brain surgery live tweet took place 16.11.12 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Neurosurgeon Dr. Evaldas Cesnulis guides us through the operation he led to remove a bra...



Prostate cancer symptoms // +

Dr. Med. Stephan Bauer of Klinik Hirslanden Zurich offers advice on frequent symptoms of prostate cancer to help men with and without a cancer occurrence in the...



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