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Posted 23 February 2011 - 07:38 PM

Going bald early 'doubles prostate cancer risk' (click for more)

Sometimes I feel many of these research stories could actually bring on stress causing cancer.

It is important that any male readers in their 40's remember that they can go to their doctors and ask for a Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test even if only for peace of mind.

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Posted 08 March 2011 - 10:36 AM

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 02:08 PM

Big bellies linked to prostate cancer (click for more)

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"Pass de ketchup!!"



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Posted 14 June 2011 - 11:36 PM

Research determines apparent genetic link to prostate cancer in African-American men (click for more)

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Posted 09 July 2011 - 09:40 AM

(US) Black churches push prostate cancer awareness (click for more)

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 07:22 PM

An Abuja based community physician, Dr Philip Musa Lenka, has said that about 5,000 Nigerians die yearly due to prostate cancer ... (click for more)

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 11:31 AM

Controversial test 'can stop prostate cancer' (click for more)

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 09:49 PM

Canada: Prostate support group first of its kind - Survivors urge men to have tests that can save their lives (click for more)


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Elwood Marsman, left, and Earl Lucas are prostate cancer survivors and also co-chairmen of the African Nova Scotia Pro­state Cancer Support Group



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Posted 25 November 2012 - 11:34 PM

"Music writer and producer Nile Rodgers was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer just over two years ago ..."

Nile Rodgers' battle with prostate cancer (click for more)


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(Walking on Planet C is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 11.00 a.m. on Monday 26 November 2012)

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:03 PM

.pdf] Prostate Cancer in BME Communities: Raising Awareness and Improving Outcomes - A Parliamentary Stakeholder Group Chaired by Paul Uppal MP  (click for more)



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Posted 01 January 2013 - 12:42 AM

Prostate cancer, the neglected killer, loses out on research cash:  Breast cancer receives twice as much research funding as prostate cancer despite both diseases killing similar numbers of people, a charity has said. (click for more) 



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Posted 11 January 2013 - 10:00 AM

... It is important that any male readers in their 40's remember that they can go to their doctors and ask for a Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test even if only for peace of mind.

 

The father who diagnosed himself with prostate cancer after watching a TV programme - and how it got him an MBE (click for more)

 

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Father of three sons, Phil Kissi, pictured with wife Linda, has urged men not to be embarrassed about getting worrying symptoms checked out
 



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Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:45 PM

A warning ...

 

South Croydon DJ married partner on Royal Marsden hospital bed hours before he died from prostate cancer  (click for more)



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Posted 02 June 2013 - 06:23 PM

John Sentamu, archbishop of York, has surgery for prostate cancer (click for more)

 

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"I am thankful and grateful for Mr Bill Cross and his surgical team at St James's Hospital, Leeds, who today operated on me for a locally-advanced cancer of the prostate"



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Posted 12 January 2014 - 06:29 PM

Some food for thought: 
 
 


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Posted 15 March 2015 - 08:12 PM

"Despite being more prone to prostate cancer, 'black' men are less willing to be tested for the disease according to new research ..."
 
 

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"Less than half of 'black' males deemed low risk opted for a test during a new study, compared to 91 per cent of white males - even though 'black' men are roughly 35 per cent more likely to die from the cancer."

 



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Posted 30 July 2015 - 10:21 PM

"Black men in England have twice the lifetime risk of both being diagnosed with – and dying from – prostate cancer compared with white men, according to a study by Public Health England and Prostate Cancer UK ...".

Prostate cancer twice as likely to kill black men as white men, study finds  (click for more)






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