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Latest evidence from Oxford University looking at the link between red meat and bowel cancer risk….. “Even small amounts of red and processed meat – such as a rasher of bacon a day – can increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to research. The latest study led by Oxford University and funded by Cancer…

The way that we have managed and evaluated or abnormal PSA or prostatic specific antigen test has changed significantly over the last few years. The PSA test is the blood test in essence to assess the health of the prostate. Part of the issue that we have had with the test is that although it…

Raising awareness for Prostate Cancer On the 1st of November a brave team will experience the adventure of a lifetime as they climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer. Among them will be Kate McInerny, a keen traveller who lost her father Frank to prostate cancer in December 2013. We had…

Prostate Cancer and the Gleason Score Many thanks to Prof Hema Semaratunga from Aquesta Pathology, who has kindly written our guest blog this week. In the following article Hema discusses some issues related to the Gleason score. As some of you might be aware the Gleason score is one of the characteristics we used to…

When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer his family and friends can be left feeling helpless. This feeling is only worsened if you live far away – but there are plenty of ways you can help. Here are some ideas to help you get started. 1. Deal with your own feelings first Prostate cancer…

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