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I wonder how many people knew or cared that it has been prostate cancer awareness month this month!! I have been away but on my return I wrote an article about prostate cancer and it will appear in the Western Mail on 21st March and can...

  I went to have a bone scan Drank water by the pitcher, 'It is to help' the nurse said 'To get a better picture' The scan was done and all went well So homeward we did go, But as we drove along the road I said 'I've got to go!' It was raining...

These are statistics taken from the 'NHS Prostate Cancer Risk Mangement' Table 1 they produced under item 2.2 headed 'Presence of prostate cancer determined at autopsy' These percentages are of men in whom prostate cancer was detected at autopsy and when they had died of other causes. They found...

Alex Jones of the One Show is now backing the campaign for prostate cancer awareness in Wales Alex says: "With the increase in awareness of prostate cancer amongst men in Wales it's refreshing that campaigns like the red sock one exist. I offer my wholehearted support...

It is called an "Old mans disease" because it is a slow growing cancer and is not detected until a man has a need to visit his GP. These are NHS statistics!! Prostate cancer was detected in 28% of men aged between 30-39 who had died of something other...

Studies carried out by Julia Hayes of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Ian Thompson of the University of Texas Health Science Centre in San Antonio and Lawrence Klotz of Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in Toronto say that a patient with low risk prostate cancer...

This blog is not about having a go at women with breast cancer. I support them and admire evreything they have achieved and believe they deserve even more. What I hope you see in these stats are the vast differences in awareness, treatments, trials, life expectancy,...

Here are the latest stats from Cancer Research UK 36,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the UK (average over the last 3 years) 258,000 men died from prostate cancer worldwide in 2008 10,150 men die from prostate cancer each year in the UK (average...