In a UK first, doctors at Royal Surrey have treated their 5,000th prostate cancer patient with brachytherapy - radioactive ‘seeds’ implanted in or near a tumour to treat cancer. Brachytherapy is an alternative treatment to surgery that can have fewer side effects. It involves the insertion of tiny radioactive seeds covering the entirety of the
Surrey charity, the Prostate Project used two glittering nights of entertainment from some of the biggest names in music including Van Morrison, Paul Carrack and Kiki Dee to launch their ambitious fundraising drive for a mobile prostate cancer detection bus. Building on the hugely successful ‘Buy-a-Brick’ campaign that saw over £3 million raised by the
We have created a report for the Targeted Cancer Therapy Group at the University of Surrey.