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European Experts Advocate Population-based Screening – April 2020

The European Association of Urology have now published a position paper in the journal European Urology which represents the conclusions of probably the most expert, unbiased body so far to report on Prostate Cancer Screening which comes out clearly in favour.

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European Association of Urology backs Prostate Cancer Screening

Please find below an article which we hope you may find of interest.

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Executive Summary

Prostate Cancer (PCa) screening with the simple blood test PSA aims to detect PCa at an early, curable stage. Although fully entitled, most UK men do not avail themselves of the test and many doctors decline to provide the test on the grounds that the “harms” of…

MRI Screening for Prostate Cancer

The MRI Scanning trial at UCLH highlighted in the national news brings hope of increased and improved prostate cancer screening for the UK’s number one male cancer causing 47,000 new cases and nearly 12,000 deaths each year. MRI scanning is now the best way to see if there is an…

Letter to my unpresented self: the new film fighting prostate cancer in black men

National male cancer charity Orchid, is today launching a new film which takes an uncensored approach to the everyday difficulties faced by Black men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The film A Letter to my Unpresented Self – one man’s personal journey with prostate cancer is supported by theNational Lottery…

November 2019: The Latest News

PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING

November 2019:  The Latest News

As a Charity campaigning for better awareness and access to PSA screening for Prostate Cancer (PCa), we flag up significant advances in our fight against our commonest male cancer killing nearly 12,000 UK men every year, a figure now exceeding deaths from…

The Notleys Golf Club Seniors Donation

        Notleys Golf Club Seniors retiring Captain Malcolm Shead hands over a cheque for 2,210 pounds to CHAPS Men’s Health Charity’s Clinical Director Chris Booth at the Archer Centre during  Braintree’s first CHAPS Men’s Health Day. During the year the Seniors have collected  a splendid  total of 3,100…

EAU Policy Paper on PSA screening

Why we need prostate cancer screening in the UK…

Parliamentary Reception – Should We Now Be Screening For Prostate Cancer?

On Wednesday 27th February CHAPS, Orchid and Tackle Prostate Cancer charities were welcomed to a reception at the House of Commons by Sir Barnard Jenkin MP, The Lord Riberio CBE FRCS & Mrs Ian Hunter.

Left to right: Prof Dr Monique Roobol, Rotterdam, answering a question, our hosts Sir Bernard…

Health Secretary to Need Prostate Cancer Screening

So, the Secretary of State for Health , Matt Hancock , has discovered he has a genetic predisposition to develop Prostate Cancer (PCa).Without more clinical information, particularly Matt Hancock’s family history of PCa on the male side and breast cancer on the female side, it is difficult to comment on…