More than half a million people have been treated with Gamma Knife surgery, known for its extreme accuracy. No incision needs to be made in the skull and the treatment is relatively short and painless. Here we interview both the doctor and the patient to get their views on this state-of-the-art treatment.
One of the most distressing psychological side effects of chemotherapy is hair loss. It can act as a constant reminder of the disease, making you feel unattractive and self-conscious. But theres good news. Paxman Coolers have come up with a way of reducing or even preventing hair loss, helping you stay more positive throughout your treatment.
As a Macmillan Advanced Nurse, Kirsty Crozier is at the forefront of patient care, both physically and mentally. We find out how she's made vast improvements to the care her patients receive.
Combining new technology with individual care
Sharon had always wanted great hair, the sort of hair that people would gossip about, or just admire from afar. A style that never moved, had great shape and texture, a real Sharon Osbourne creation. So when faced with losing it all she was ready to try anything.