Could a ‘manogram’ for prostate cancer replace invasive test? Painful Trus biopsy could be replaced by a simple ultrasound … [Read more...] about Could a ‘manogram’ for prostate cancer replace invasive test?
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PUBLISHED: 10:43 13 August 2019 | UPDATED: 10:43 13 August 2019 Ben Jolley Pat Alderton, of Doddington, decided to have her hair cut off at The George pub in the village after her friend found out he had stage two prostate cancer. Pat is pictured out for dinner with her friend. Picture: PAT ALDERTON. Archant A Doddington woman who braved the shave has raised more than £600 for a charity that's close to her heart. Pat Alderton, of Doddington, decided to have her hair cut off at The George pub in the village after her friend found out he had stage two prostate cancer. Picture: PAT ALDERTON.Pat Alderton decided to have her hair cut off at The George pub in the village after her friend of 45 years found out he had stage two prostate cancer. She said: "He had a four-hour operation to remove it and now has the agonising wait to see if they have got the whole cancer out."It was also his birthday on Thursday, so I chose to do this for him as a present - and … [Read more...] about Pat raises £600 for Prostate Cancer UK by braving the shave
Ilkeston-based charity football team Football 4 Charities won 13-0 against Leeds Adult Transplant Team and helped to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK. Football 4 Charities was founded in February and has already raised funds for Ladywood Primary School Sensory Pod, New Cross Neonatal Unit and St John's Ambulance in Ilkeston. Football 4 Charity also runs a youngsters group, the Pups SEND friendly football, which provides a no pressure fun environment where children with autism, ADHD and other special educational needs, and their siblings can learn football and develop social skills at their own pace. … [Read more...] about Football 4 Charities raises money for Prostate Cancer UK
A new urine test for prostate cancer could revolutionise treatment and prevent unnecessary biopsies.The test is much more sensitive than current methods, picking up how aggressive the disease is and at what point men will need treatment. The test is designed for men who are suspected of having prostate cancer, as well as those already diagnosed with low risk disease who are on a “watch and wait” approach known as active surveillance.For men suspected of having prostate cancer, the test can work out which men have aggressive or intermediate levels of disease, and can rule out those without cancer. This cuts down the need for a barrage of tests, including blood tests, a physical examination known as a digital rectal examination (DRE), an MRI scan or a biopsy.Meanwhile, for men already on active surveillance, the test could cut follow-up appointments from once every year to once every five years. Lead author Shea Connell, from UEA’s Norwich Medical School, told … [Read more...] about New urine test for prostate cancer ‘has enormous potential’
A Leighton Buzzard woman who has had two knee replacements plans to walk non-stop for 36 hours to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK after her brother-in-law was given a terminal diagnosis. Helen Hedge, 50, will be taking on the London2Brighton challenge on May 25 - 26, aiming to walk for 62 miles through the night without a break. Helen’s challenge comes after her brother-in-law, Rick Ansell, was given the devastating news in December 2017 that his cancer was terminal, and now the family are determined to raise as much awareness as possible about the symptoms of the disease.Her goal is all the more remarkable because Helen has braved not one, but two knee replacements, and is looking to push her body to its limits to help the charity. She said: “I wish I could do it to save Rick. More needs to be done about prostate cancer.“Rick was diagnosed two days before he and my sister were married in September 2017. “They are both finding it really, really hard but … [Read more...] about Leighton Buzzard woman’s non-stop walk for Prostate Cancer UK after brother-in-law given terminal diagnosis