January 19, 7.30, BAWA, Southmead Road, Filton BS34 7RG: speaker to be announced.
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.
Healthwatch Bristol is holding a discussion on cancer services on December 4 at the Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Road, BS2 8YH, from 6-8.30pm. Patients, carers and family invited. To take part, email email@example.com or ring 0117 965 4444.
Energise exercise sessions for cancer patients are active in Bristol, WsM, Portishead and Clevedon. 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.