Breast and Endocrine Surgeon

Operating from 3 locations

Dr Cooks Story

After graduating from the University of QLD in 1995, Dr Melinda Cook completed…

Male Breast Disease

Enlargement of male breast tissue. It can occur at any age and affect one…

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Other areas Dr Cook specialises in

Benign Breast Disease

70% of women will experience breast pain in their lifetime. Dr Cook can assess you to work out if your pain is true or referred pain and develop a plan to best manage your symptoms using physiotherapy, lifestyle changes and medication.

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Breast Malignacy

Breast cancer affects up to 1 in 8 women in their lifetime. 20-25% of breast cancers occur in women over 70 years of age.  Most screen detected (mammogram and/or ultrasound) cancers have a good prognosis and long term survival for many women.

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Thyroid

The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland, located just below the larynx, wrapping itself around the trachea (windpipe). The gland produces thyroid hormone (thyroxine) – which controls most of the metabolic functions in the body.

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Parathyroid

The parathyroid glands are usually quite small (the size of a grain of rice), closely associated with the thyroid. They control calcium metabolism in the body by release of parathyroid hormone (PTH). This results in an increase in calcium levels in the body.

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Life after breast cancer

 


BCA Network Australia

 

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure that Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their individual needs.

See BCA website

 

BCA have more than 100.000 members and most members have had a diagnosis of breast cancer.

This organisation provides helpful information to assist patients who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

See Dr Cook at any of 3 locations

Call 07 3193 7373 or book online

Northwest Private Hospital

 

Wesley Medical Centre

 

Sister Edith Centre for Education

 

 

 

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