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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

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

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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


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

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

MRI scans could avoid 'stab in the dark' biopsies for prostate cancer

Commenting on the study, Karen Stalbow, head of policy, knowledge and impact at the charity Prostate Cancer UK, said ... health service 'can't continue' at same level due to funding, warns chief... ... read more

Big C gives funding boost to new Norfolk medical research centre

The centre will employ around 150 scientists and a £1m public appeal was launched last year to meet the funding shortfall for the development ... of researchers looking into cancer, said they would be ... read more

Victims of breast cancer neglect: Treatment and funding shambles costs thousands of lives as progress 'stalls' on tackling the disease in Britain

A leading health charity says ... the drug appraisal and funding system. Breast cancer research has some of the highest levels of government funding, receiving £42.2 million in 2014, compared with £19 ... read more



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