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Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer

Synopsis
Identifies six major cancers which are amenable to prevention or early treatment. Describes the signs and symptoms which may suggest the presence of an early cancer and discusses the biology of cancer, its causes, clinical investigations and treatment. Covers lung cancer, colorectal cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer and testicular cancer, looking at risk factors, early symptoms, investigations, treatment, and ways of minimising the risks. Shows breast and testicular self-examination techniques.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 34 min.
Year of production
1989
Availability
Hire (Graves only)
Sale; 1994 hire: £14.00 (+VAT +p&p) Graves 1999 sale: £75.00 (+VAT +p&p) Leicester Royal Infirmary
Uses
Individuals looking to reduce their risk of cancer.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
breast cancer; cancer; health education

Credits

Director
Russell C J Kightley
Producer
A Ralph Rosenthal
Cast
Andrew Sachs 

Sponsor

Name

Commission of the European Community

Distributor

Name

Graves Medical Audiovisual Library, c/o Concord Video & Film Council

Notes
Secretary: Lydia Vulliamy
Name

Leicester General Hospital

Web
http://www.hevu.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0116 258 4716
Fax
0116 258 1547
Address
Health Education Video Unit
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
Leicester
LE5 4PW

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