The postponed City Docks walk will be on August 15. Meet at Cottage pub at 10am. On October 13 at BAWA, Christine Millard, a Uro-Oncology Nurse Specialist at Southmead, is to talk to us about her role.
Can you help out?A Bristol and District Prostate Cancer Awareness campaign will be held from September 1-14, culminating in the Run for the Future on the Downs. We’ll have a stand there and will run one also at Weston Town Hall on 8th. Want to help? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Survival rates up
In 40 years, cancer survival rates have doubled, Cancer Research UK announced.
Drug approved but...
Prospect has a poster to put up in clubs and pubs to alert men to prostate cancer. More copies available.
We have bought a projector and can give talks to groups.
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. See www.skype-macmillan.com
www.myprostate.eu is now also available in English and prostate cancer patients can exchange information and help each other with treatment decisions.