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Heart CT scan in London - Echelon Health
Jul
15

Heart CT Scan in London – What To Expect

By Echelon Health

According to the British Heart Foundation, 115,000 cases of heart and circulatory disease could be prevented over the next decade if early detection of precursors to heart disease, like atherosclerosis…

Prostate cancer test in London - Echelon Health
Jul
13

Prostate Cancer Test in London: Symptoms and Diagnosis

By Echelon Health

As the name suggests, prostate cancer forms in the prostate, the walnut-shaped gland in men that is responsible for producing seminal fluid and transporting sperm. It is the most common…

Pancreatic cancer diagnosis in London - Echelon Health
Jul
01

Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis And Symptoms

By Echelon Health

Pancreatic cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths, with a one-year survival rate is just 20% and a 10-year survival rate of just 1%. This is due to…

atherosclerosis heart screening in London -Echelon Health
Jun
30

What Is Atherosclerosis? Heart screening in London

By Echelon Health

Our lives depend on our heart continuing to beat roughly 100,000 times a day. We all know it’s important to take care of our hearts. Unfortunately, coronary heart disease (CHD)…

brain tumour diagnosis and symptoms - Echelon Health
Jun
29

Brain Tumour Diagnosis and Symptoms

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The term brain tumour refers to a growth of cells in the brain that multiplies in an abnormal and uncontrolled way. However, technically speaking, there are many different types of…

Heart CT scan in London - Echelon Health
Jun
23

The Benefits of a CT Scan for Cancer Detection

By Echelon Health

In the not-so-distant past, the diagnosis of cancer was seen as a death sentence. With a lack of treatment options, a poor understanding of the disease and underdeveloped imaging techniques,…

Cancer screening in London - How is cancer diagnosed? - Echelon Health
Jun
18

How is cancer diagnosed? Cancer screening in London

By Sophia Daly

Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells which proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases, metastasize (spread). There are hundreds of different types of cancer and most are…

what causes sciatica? Sciatica diagnosis in London - Echelon Health
Jun
16

What causes sciatica? Sciatica diagnosis in London

By Sophia Daly

Sciatica refers to a radiating pain along the sciatic nerves – the two longest nerves in the body  stretching from your lower back through your hips and down each leg….

EOS scan London - what is an EOS scan - Echelon Health
Jun
15

What is an EOS scan? EOS scan in London

By Sophia Daly

An EOS scanner is a very sophisticated CT scanner ideal for imaging the musculoskeletal system whilst the patient is in a weight-bearing position. This makes it fantastic for assessing conditions…

Causes of cancer. Cancer screening in London - Echelon Health
Jun
02

Causes of Cancer: Cancer Screening in London

By Sophia Daly

Cancer can form almost anywhere in the body and there are hundreds of different types. There are also many causes of cancer and, as you’ll know if you read the…