NOTE we will start at 6.30pm to hear Sebastian Oltea of Bristol University talk about the breakthrough mentioned below: January 19, BAWA, Southmead Rd, Filton BS34 7RG.
Bristol University scientists are reported to have made a breakthrough in treating prostate cancer. Injections have been tested on mice and could be tested on patients within 2 years.
New members' contact
Mike Ashford has resigned as membership secretary due to ill health and we thank him for his work over the years. Mike Broxton has stepped into the breach.
Local Energise exercise sessions for cancer patients are active. See:
We can give talks to groups. Mike Broxton has spoken at 5 Probus meetings.
Drug approved but...
Know your risk
Prostate Cancer UK has a new infographic and booklets
A NEW emotional support service is being offered to people affected by cancer, called Macmillan Skype Buddy. To use it, you need Skype and an email account. The charity is also looking for volunteers to train as buddies.
www.myprostate.eu is now also available in English and prostate cancer patients can exchange information and help each other with treatment decisions.