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Prostate Cancer News: Below you will find news articles in chronological order (latest at the top). You will find interesting news, events, stories, latest testing and research, activities and much more.


Subject: Moving Forward for Men - Planning Morning

Category: New Treatments

If you are a man living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis, you are invited to attend a half day Moving Forward for Men planning morning at Stokehill on Wednesday 16th September at 10.00 a.m. to contribute your ideas about this new course*.


Source: Stokehill


Subject: Raising Funds for Prostate Cancer research

Category: Prostate Cancer News

Michael Sharpe, a trustee of Somerset Prostate Support Association, will be cycling 46 miles on Sunday 16th August to raise funds for Prostate Cancer Research. An active 75-year-old, he was originally booked to take part in RideLondon 46, but this was cancelled. Instead, the ride will be through the Somerset Levels.

Michael is also an Ambassador for the Prostate Cancer Research Centre and captain of Taunton Running Club.

Please support Prostate Cancer Research by clicking below......


Source: SPSA


Subject: Link between Prostate Cancer and Cervical Cancer

Category: Prostate Cancer News

Prostate Cancer has been convincing linked to the sexually transmitted HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) for the first time.

Experts have found that a significant number of prostate cancer cases are highly likely to have been caused by the same virus that causes cervical cancer in women. Researchers suggest that the HPV vaccine might lower the risk of prostate cancer. Routinely given to teenage girls since 2008, the vaccine was recently given to boys aged between 12 and 13.

Source: Daily Mail