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Prostate Cancer: Funding Shortfall Charity Warns

Research into the most common male cancer in the UK is chronically underfunded compared with its female equivalent, a charity has warned. New figures show that although it is the fourth most common ... read more

Charity warns not enough men seeking prostate cancer advice

Men at increased risk of prostate cancer include men with a family history of the disease in a father or brother, men over the age of 50 and black men. Today, the charity has announced plans to fund ... read more

Cancer care hit by a lack of specialist nurses

Based on the number of men in England who have been diagnosed, Prostate Cancer UK estimates that 800 NHS-based urology nurses are needed to meet demand. But the charity said a shortfall of more ... ... read more

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The 11 questions every man needs to ask his dad, brothers and friends NOW

Daniel's dad recovered from prostate cancer while ... and tagging @FatherandSonDay. The charity also raises money for The Royal Marsden hospital. You can donate £5 by texting MARSDEN to 70800. The ... read more

Growing number of men are diagnosed with prostate cancer AFTER it has spread

Currently, prostate cancer kills more men than breast cancer kills women, yet the latter receives far more funding and focus. The latest report comes just weeks after it was claimed men who are ... read more

Movember: from idea in the pub to £184m charity fundraiser

The second Movember stunned all those involved by raising the equivalent of £21,600. It also revealed the extent of the shortfall in male cancer funding. "When we went and approached Prostate Cancer . ... read more

Local philanthropists changing lives win awards

“We actively look for areas where we can fill a funding shortfall ... charities and individuals such as WLSQ, Love Your Sister, Fleur Barron, Red House, OzHarvest, and Children’s Ground. Every year ... read more

Finding the best cure for prostate cancer

SIR – I would urge caution regarding using intensive ultrasound to cure prostate cancer (report, April 17 ... SIR – There is a funding shortfall in the social care system. Many people needing care ... read more

West Caldwell Charity Gives $13,000 To Fight Lung Cancer

prostate or colon cancer," Mattern stated. "Prelude To A Cure was founded to address the tremendous shortfall in research funding and to support the search for promising new treatments. Our goal is to ... read more

More Cancer Drugs Fund cuts will be needed, warns chairman

Professor Peter Clark was speaking at a meeting in London just a few days after the Cancer Drugs Fund announced the de-listing of 15 different drugs across 25 different indications, including drugs ... read more

Michael Parkinson speaks of battle with prostate cancer

It is now a bigger killer than breast cancer, with one man dying every 45 minutes from the disease in the UK. Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, compiled by the charity ... the ... read more

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