Guildford resident, Alan K, aged 74, didn’t have any symptoms when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in March of this year following a raised PSA test. “Luckily, I was having regular blood tests at my GP surgery and they tested my PSA levels, but I had no symptoms - no getting up six times in the
Men’s Health Week (June 14-20) marks the start of our partnership with the Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance (SSCA) to raise awareness of prostate cancer. As early prostate cancer often has no symptoms, we want all men to understand the risk categories and to overcome any embarrassment or misconceptions about seeing their GP. Men who
The Prostate Project helps men live a ‘Good Life’. We recently welcomed a very special guest to Guildford, none other than our newest patron, Felicity Kendal. A face and voice familiar to millions thanks to her role as Barbara in the Good Life as well as numerous other star turns on stage and screen, Felicity
Why K2 Consultancy and the Prostate Project are such a good fit. We all know about Corporate Social Responsibility, some larger businesses even have dedicated CSR managers and as a charity we are of course delighted that companies take the matter of supporting good causes so seriously. But what was there before Corporate Social Responsibility?
An important Message from Stephen Langley, Professor of Urology & Prostate Project Trustee. April is male cancer awareness month, so there has never been a better time to highlight some stark facts about prostate cancer, the most common life-threatening cancer in men in the UK with over 45,000 men being diagnosed and some 12,000 sadly
The Stokes Centre Has Won the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Social Impact Award in Healthcare 2020
The Stokes Centre for Urology at Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust has won the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Social Impact award in Healthcare 2020, thanks to a design aimed at improving the dignity and wellbeing of the many hundreds of prostate and bladder cancer patients who are treated there each year.
Thanks to the Prostate Project, a new £100,000 diagnostic imaging device to detect prostate cancer has arrived at The Stokes Centre for Urology.
A new treatment option, using steam, for men with bothersome urinary symptoms due to a benign enlargement of their prostate gland, began this month at the Royal Surrey.
Prostate cancer becomes most commonly diagnosed cancer in UK, now we need to invest in research for new treatments.